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Theodor Herzl

1860 - 1904

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Theodor Herzl (2 May 1860 – 3 July 1904) was an Austro-Hungarian Jewish journalist and political activist who was the father of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the Zionist Organization and promoted Jewish immigration to Palestine (region) in an effort to form a Jewish state. Herzl was born in Pest, Kingdom of Hungary to a prosperous Neolog Jewish family. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodor Herzl has received more than 2,754,472 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Theodor Herzl is the 99th most popular writer (down from 96th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Hungary and the most popular Hungarian Writer.

Theodor Herzl is most famous for being the founder of modern Zionism. He was also a journalist, playwright, and author.

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Among writers, Theodor Herzl ranks 99 out of 5,755Before him are Knut Hamsun, George Bernard Shaw, George Sand, Rainer Maria Rilke, Ismail I, and José Saramago. After him are Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, André Gide, Charles Bukowski, Erich Maria Remarque, Nicolas Flamel, and Cato the Elder.

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Among people born in 1860, Theodor Herzl ranks 3Before him are Anton Chekhov and Gustav Mahler. After him are Kanō Jigorō, Alphonse Mucha, Klara Hitler, Eduard Buchner, Raymond Poincaré, Willem Einthoven, Isaac Albéniz, Herman Hollerith, and William Jennings Bryan. 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, Friedrich Ratzel, Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Niels Ryberg Finsen, Eadweard Muybridge, and Gabriel Tarde.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Theodor Herzl ranks 6 out of 866Before him are Martin of Tours (316), Ferenc Puskás (1927), Elizabeth Báthory (1560), John von Neumann (1903), and Rudolf Steiner (1861). After him are Matthias Corvinus (1443), George Soros (1930), Harry Houdini (1874), Louis II of Hungary (1506), Stephen I of Hungary (975), and Miklós Horthy (1868).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Theodor Herzl ranks 1After him are Imre Kertész (1929), Ágota Kristóf (1935), Sándor Petőfi (1823), Ferenc Molnár (1878), Arthur Koestler (1905), Felix Salten (1869), Ephraim Kishon (1924), Max Nordau (1849), Magda Szabó (1917), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), and Béla Balázs (1884).