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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 168,209 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Wilfrid Voynich is the 157th most popular chemist (up from 175th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Lithuania 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 157 out of 509Before him are Paul Lauterbur, Stanley Miller, Paul Flory, Harry Kroto, George Andrew Olah, and John Frederic Daniell. After him are Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Satoshi Ōmura, Akira Suzuki, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Paul D. Boyer, and Richard Laurence Millington Synge.

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Among people born in 1865, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 30Before him are Amélie of Orléans, Benjamin Guggenheim, Jacques Hadamard, John Mott, L'Inconnue de la Seine, and Mikao Usui. After him are Valentin Serov, Rashid Rida, Gabriel Narutowicz, Gérard Encausse, Frederick Cook, and Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg. Among people deceased in 1930, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 24Before him are Horst Wessel, Prince Leopold of Bavaria, Arthur Balfour, Siegfried Wagner, Ahmad Shah Qajar, and Sakichi Toyoda. After him are Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Adolf von Harnack, Silvio Gesell, Luigi Facta, Leopold Auer, and Jules Pascin.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Wilfrid Voynich ranks 28 out of 287Before him are Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Emilia Plater (1806), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), and Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (1560). After him are Isaac Levitan (1860), Gabriel Narutowicz (1865), Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956), Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365), Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander (1799), and Andrew Schally (1926).

Among CHEMISTS In Lithuania

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