Wilfrid Voynich

1865 - 1930

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Wilfrid Voynich (born Michał Habdank-Wojnicz; Telšiai, 12 November [O.S. 31 October] 1865 – New York, 19 March 1930) was a Polish revolutionary, antiquarian and bibliophile. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilfrid Voynich has received more than 146,118 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilfrid Voynich is the 175th most popular chemist (down from 163rd in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 25th in 2019) and the most popular Lithuanian Chemist.

Wilfrid Voynich is most famous for his book, the Voynich Manuscript.

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Among chemists, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 175 out of 510Before him are Johann Josef Loschmidt, Antoine Jérôme Balard, Feodor Lynen, Germain Henri Hess, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, and Robert Huber. After him are Archer Martin, Peter D. Mitchell, Gerhard Herzberg, Stephanie Kwolek, Giulio Natta, and Tapputi.

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Among people born in 1865, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 30Before him are Félix Vallotton, Frederick Cook, Mikao Usui, Akseli Gallen-Kallela, Jacques Hadamard, and Rashid Rida. After him are Valentin Serov, Duan Qirui, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, Gérard Encausse, John Mott, and L'Inconnue de la Seine. Among people deceased in 1930, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 26Before him are Arthur Balfour, Siegfried Wagner, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Sakichi Toyoda, Silvio Gesell, and Adolf von Harnack. After him are Otto Mueller, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Leopold Auer, Adolf Engler, Giulio Douhet, and Luigi Facta.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 28 out of 235Before him are Marija Gimbutas (1921), Emilia Plater (1806), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander (1799), and Vytautas Landsbergis (1932). After him are Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365), Isaac Levitan (1860), Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (1560), Leo Jogiches (1867), Andrew Schally (1926), and Aaron Klug (1926).

Among CHEMISTS In Lithuania

Among chemists born in Lithuania, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 1After him are Aaron Klug (1926) and Phoebus Levene (1869).