Theodor Herzl

1860 - 1904

Theodor Herzl

Theodor Herzl (; German: [ˈhɛɐtsl̩]; Hebrew: תֵּאוֹדוֹר הֶרְצְל Te'odor Hertsel; Hungarian: Herzl Tivadar; Hebrew name given at his brit milah Binyamin Ze'ev (Hebrew: בִּנְיָמִין זְאֵב), also known in Hebrew as חוֹזֵה הַמְדִינָה, Chozeh HaMedinah, lit. "Visionary of the State"; 2 May 1860 – 3 July 1904) was a Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer who was the father of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the Zionist Organization and promoted Jewish immigration to Palestine in an effort to form a Jewish state. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodor Herzl has received more than 1,431,822 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 105th most popular writer.

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  • 70

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Theodor Herzl ranks 104 out of 4,883Before him are Samuel Beckett, Rainer Maria Rilke, Vladimir Nabokov, André Gide, John Steinbeck, and George Sand. After him are Erich Maria Remarque, François Rabelais, Paulo Coelho, Václav Havel, Kālidāsa, and Hafez.

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Among people born in 1860, Theodor Herzl ranks 4Before him are Anton Chekhov, Gustav Mahler, and Willem Einthoven. After him are Alphonse Mucha, Klara Hitler, Raymond Poincaré, Isaac Albéniz, Eduard Buchner, Niels Ryberg Finsen, William Jennings Bryan, and James Ensor. Among people deceased in 1904, Theodor Herzl ranks 3Before him are Anton Chekhov and Antonín Dvořák. After him are Murad V, Isabella II of Spain, Henry Morton Stanley, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Niels Ryberg Finsen, Friedrich Ratzel, Gabriel Tarde, and Paul Kruger.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Theodor Herzl ranks 8 out of 500Before him are Elizabeth Báthory (1560), Jerome (345), George Soros (1930), Martin of Tours (316), Ferenc Puskás (1927), and Odoacer (433). After him are Harry Houdini (1874), John von Neumann (1903), Stephen I of Hungary (975), Miklós Horthy (1868), Louis II of Hungary (1506), and Imre Nagy (1896).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Theodor Herzl ranks 1After him are Imre Kertész (1929), Ágota Kristóf (1935), Sándor Petőfi (1823), Arthur Koestler (1905), Ferenc Molnár (1878), Felix Salten (1869), Max Nordau (1849), Ephraim Kishon (1924), Magda Szabó (1917), Béla Balázs (1884), and Attila József (1905).