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Victor Skumin

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Victor Andreevich Skumin (Russian: Ви́ктор Андре́евич Ску́мин, IPA: [ˈvʲiktər ɐnˈdrʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ˈskumʲɪn], born 30 August 1948) is a Russian and Soviet scientist, psychiatrist, philosopher and writer. After graduating from the Kharkiv National Medical University in 1973, he became a psychotherapist in Kiev Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery. In 1978, he described a new disease, the Skumin syndrome. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Skumin has received more than 136,917 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Victor Skumin is the 173rd most popular psychologist (down from 165th in 2019), the 1,217th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,185th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Psychologist.

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  • 140k

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  • 50.50

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.85

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among psychologists, Victor Skumin ranks 173 out of 183Before him are Dimitri Uznadze, Edvard Moser, Brenda Milner, John C. Lilly, Boris Cyrulnik, and Henri Nouwen. After him are Lewis Terman, Alan Baddeley, Karl H. Pribram, Nise da Silveira, Michael Tomasello, and Jonathan Haidt.

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Among people born in 1948, Victor Skumin ranks 259Before him are Andrei Linde, Ted Nugent, Claude Le Roy, Muhammad Zaidan, Todd Rundgren, and Pietro Anastasi. After him are Akira Matsunaga, Ronnie Van Zant, Jan Tomaszewski, Arturo Sosa, Michael Berryman, and Yoshihito, Prince Katsura.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Victor Skumin ranks 1,217 out of 3,262Before him are Nadezhda Chizhova (1945), Valentin Gaft (1935), Tatyana Kuznetsova (1941), Irina Skobtseva (1927), Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov (1947), and Bob Martin (1922). After him are William Fermor (1702), Hermann von Struve (1854), Nikolai Noskov (1956), Vladimir Odoyevsky (1803), Anatoly Marchenko (1938), and Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov (1786).


Among psychologists born in Russia, Victor Skumin ranks 7Before him are Sabina Spielrein (1885), Alexander Luria (1902), Vladimir Bekhterev (1857), Aleksei N. Leontiev (1903), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), and Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846).