Titus Brandsma

1881 - 1942

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Titus Brandsma (23 February 1881 – 26 July 1942), was a Dutch Carmelite friar, Catholic priest and professor of philosophy. Brandsma was vehemently opposed to Nazi ideology and spoke out against it many times before the Second World War. He was imprisoned in the infamous Dachau concentration camp, where he was murdered. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Titus Brandsma has received more than 96,410 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Titus Brandsma is the 322nd most popular physician (down from 294th in 2019), the 349th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 323rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Dutch Physician.

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Among physicians, Titus Brandsma ranks 322 out of 509Before him are Johann Christian Reil, Mehriban Aliyeva, Victor Babeș, Crawford Long, Franciscus Donders, and George Huntington. After him are Olof Rudbeck the Younger, James Braid, Eugene Botkin, John Latham, Garcia de Orta, and Vladimir Demikhov.

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Among people born in 1881, Titus Brandsma ranks 83Before him are Albert Gleizes, Irakli Tsereteli, H. H. Kung, Sergey Kamenev, Adolfo de la Huerta, and Heinrich Barkhausen. After him are Väinö Tanner, Juliusz Rómmel, Octavian Goga, Rauf Orbay, André Salmon, and Alberts Kviesis. Among people deceased in 1942, Titus Brandsma ranks 87Before him are Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Henk Sneevliet, Dorando Pietri, Heber Doust Curtis, Vera Figner, and Yuri Kondratyuk. After him are A. E. Waite, Walther von Lüttwitz, Konstantin Balmont, Charlie Christian, Léon Daudet, and Rudolf Spielmann.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Titus Brandsma ranks 349 out of 1,209Before him are Frits Philips (1905), Thomas de Keyser (1596), Allaert van Everdingen (1621), Gemma Frisius (1508), Franciscus Donders (1818), and Bartel Leendert van der Waerden (1903). After him are Samuel Goudsmit (1902), George Blake (1922), Huub Stevens (1953), Sharon den Adel (1974), Anthon van Rappard (1858), and Herman Gorter (1864).

Among PHYSICIANS In Netherlands

Among physicians born in Netherlands, Titus Brandsma ranks 11Before him are Regnier de Graaf (1641), Nicolaes Tulp (1593), Gerard van Swieten (1700), Frederik Ruysch (1638), Aletta Jacobs (1854), and Franciscus Donders (1818). After him are Petrus Camper (1722), Herman Snellen (1834), Willem Johan Kolff (1911), Joep Lange (1954), and Wim Eijk (1953).