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, in 1976, 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 126,632 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Victor Skumin is the 165th most popular psychologist (down from 142nd in 2019), the 1,187th most popular biography from Russia (down from 929th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Victor Skumin ranks 165 out of 182Before him are Michael Gazzaniga, Brenda Milner, Georgi Lozanov, Lewis Terman, Dimitri Uznadze, and Henri Nouwen. After him are Ronald Fairbairn, Frederik van Eeden, Robert Yerkes, Abraham Brill, John C. Lilly, and Jonathan Haidt.

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Among people born in 1948, Victor Skumin ranks 264Before him are Todd Rundgren, Pascal Bruckner, Jennifer O'Neill, Shakin' Stevens, Susan Blakely, and Gary Thain. After him are Nate Archibald, Luis Galván, Linda McMahon, Gérard Darmon, Mercedes Ruehl, and Enver Marić.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Victor Skumin ranks 1,187 out of 2,688Before him are Mikhail Boyarsky (1949), Tamara Toumanova (1919), Robert Rozhdestvensky (1932), Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov (1935), Valentina Tolkunova (1946), and Vladimir Kokkinaki (1904). After him are Sergei Gerasimov (1906), Sergei Yursky (1935), Vladimir Basov (1923), Pyotr Vyazemsky (1792), Veniamin Kaverin (1902), and Alexander Ragulin (1941).


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