Wilhelm Fliess

1858 - 1928

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Wilhelm Fliess (German: Wilhelm Fließ; 24 October 1858 – 13 October 1928) was a German otolaryngologist who practised in Berlin. He developed the pseudoscientific theory of human biorhythms and a possible nasogenital connection that have not been accepted by modern scientists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Fliess has received more than 127,150 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Fliess is the 290th most popular physician, the 448th most popular biography from Poland and the 15th most popular Polish Physician.

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Among physicians, Wilhelm Fliess ranks 290 out of 509Before him are Moritz Kaposi, Realdo Colombo, Leonid Kulik, William Osler, Thomas Szasz, and Robert Lefkowitz. After him are Clarke Abel, William Chester Minor, Pierre Paul Émile Roux, Leopold Auenbrugger, Joseph Škoda, and Antoine Louis.

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Among people born in 1858, Wilhelm Fliess ranks 55Before him are William Henry Pickering, Keke Geladze, Ethel Smyth, Archibald Gracie IV, Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko, and John L. Sullivan. After him are Maximilien Luce, Joséphin Péladan, Francis Preserved Leavenworth, Bonar Law, John A. Hobson, and P. J. Kennedy. Among people deceased in 1928, Wilhelm Fliess ranks 43Before him are Hideyo Noguchi, Hannah Chaplin, Adolphe Appia, Bernhard III, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, Antonio Abetti, and Otto Nordenskjöld. After him are Narayana Guru, Lala Lajpat Rai, Frank Dicksee, Eglantyne Jebb, Emil Wiechert, and Francis Preserved Leavenworth.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Wilhelm Fliess ranks 448 out of 1,231Before him are Jerzy Stuhr (1947), Heinz Kessler (1920), Józef Cyrankiewicz (1911), Richard Pipes (1923), Uri Orlev (1931), and Christoph Eschenbach (1940). After him are Mieszko I Tanglefoot (1132), Zawisza Czarny (1379), Leszek II the Black (1241), Stefania Wilczyńska (1886), Konstanty Kalinowski (1838), and Jerzy Hoffman (1932).

Among PHYSICIANS In Poland

Among physicians born in Poland, Wilhelm Fliess ranks 15Before him are Alexander Bogdanov (1873), Ludwig Guttmann (1899), Gavriil Ilizarov (1921), Jan Jesenius (1566), Leon Pinsker (1821), and Hilary Koprowski (1916). After him are Bronisława Dłuska (1865), Robert Remak (1815), and Kazimierz Bein (1872).