Krzysztof Komeda (27 April 1931 – 23 April 1969) — born Krzysztof Trzciński — was a Polish film music composer and jazz pianist. Perhaps best known for his work in film scores, Komeda wrote the scores for Roman Polanski’s films (1962), Knife in the Water (1966), Cul-de-sac (1967), and The Fearless Vampire Killers (1968). Komeda’s album Rosemary’s Baby (1965) is widely regarded as one of the most important European jazz albums; British critic Stuart Nicholson describes the album as “marking a shift away from the dominant American approach with the emergence of a specific European aesthetic.” Astigmatic  Continue reading Krzysztof Komeda
Robert Sommer (December 19, 1864 – February 2, 1937) was a German psychiatrist and genealogist born in Grottkau. He is remembered for his work in experimental psychology.
He studied philosophy, was inventor, founded a hiking association and was active in local politics for years. Continue reading Robert Sommer
Karl Landsteiner was BillDoc and more
Karl Landsteiner, ForMemRS (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian  biologist and physician and immunologist. He distinguished the main  blood groups in 1900. Continue reading Karl Landsteiner
Grigoris Lambrakis was PoliticDoc, SportsDoc and more
Grigoris Lambrakis ( Greek: Γρηγόρης Λαμπράκης; 3 April 1912 – 27 May 1963) was a Greek politician, physician, track and field athlete, and member of the faculty of the School of Medicine at the University of Athens. A member of the Greek resistance to Axis rule during WWII, he later became a prominent anti-war activist. His assassination by right-wing zealots provoked mass protests and led to a political crisis. Continue reading Grigoris Lambrakis
Archibald Joseph Cronin was WriterDoc
Archibald Joseph Cronin, MBChB, MD, DPH, MRCP (19 July 1896 – 6 January 1981) was a Scottish novelist and physician. Continue reading Archibald Joseph Cronin
William Somerset Maugham was WriterDoc
William Somerset Maugham CH ( ; 25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965), better known as MAWM W. Somerset Maugham, was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest-paid author during the 1930s. Continue reading William Somerset Maugham
Boy Edgar was JazzTrumpetDoc and much more
George Willem Fred “Boy” Edgar (March 31, 1915, Amsterdam – April 8, 1980, Amsterdam) was a Dutch jazz pianist, trumpeter, and bandleader. Continue reading Boy Edgar
Walther Ludwig was TenorDoc
Walther Ludwig (17 March 1902, Bad Oeynhausen – 15 May 1981, Lahr) was a German operatic lyric tenor, particularly associated with Mozart roles and Schubert lieder. Continue reading Walther Ludwig
Karl Jaspers was PhilosophyDoc
Karl Theodor Jaspers ( German: ; 23 February 1883 – 26 February 1969) was a German-Swiss [ˈjaspɐs] psychiatrist and philosopher who had a strong influence on modern theology, psychiatry, and philosophy. After being trained in and practicing psychiatry, Jaspers turned to philosophical inquiry and attempted to discover an innovative philosophical system. He was often viewed as a major exponent of existentialism in Germany, though he did not accept this label. Continue reading Karl Jaspers
Josef Mengele was HorrorDoc
Josef Mengele ( German: [ˈjoːzɛf ˈmɛŋələ] (; 16 March 1911 – 7 February 1979) was a German ) listen (SS) officer and physician in Schutzstaffel Auschwitz concentration camp during World War II. Mengele was a notorious member of the team of doctors responsible for the selection of victims to be killed in the gas chambers and for performing deadly human experiments on prisoners. Arrivals deemed able to work were admitted into the camp, and those deemed unfit for labor were immediately killed in the gas chambers. Mengele left Auschwitz on 17 January 1945, shortly before the arrival of the liberating Red Army troops. After the war, he fled to South America, where he evaded capture for the rest of his life. Continue reading Josef Mengele
Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov was WriterDoc, TheatreDoc and more
Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov ( ;  Russian: Михаи́л Афана́сьевич Булга́ков, pronounced , ; 15 May [ [mʲɪxɐˈil ɐfɐˈnasʲjɪvʲɪtɕ bʊlˈɡakəf] O.S. 3 May] 1891 – 10 March 1940) was a Russian writer, physician and playwright active in the first half of the 20th century. He is best known for his novel  , published posthumously, which has been called one of the masterpieces of the 20th century The Master and Margarita Continue reading Mikhail Bulgakov
Alfred Döblin was WriterDoc and StampDoc
Bruno Alfred Döblin (August 10, 1878 – June 26, 1957) was a German novelist, essayist, and doctor, best known for his novel (1929). A prolific writer whose œuvre spans more than half a century and a wide variety of literary movements and styles, Döblin is one of the most important figures of German literary Berlin Alexanderplatz modernism.   Continue reading Alfred Döblin
Alexander Mitscherlich was HistoryDoc and sort-of PoliticDoc
Alexander Mitscherlich (September 20, 1908 in Munich – June 26, 1982 in Frankfurt am Main) was a German psychoanalyst.
He had studied history and I found a statement citation of him saying the national socialists had forced him
to interrupt his studies….. Continue reading Alexander Mitscherlich
Herbert Lewin was SpiritualDoc
Herbert Lewin (* 1. April 1899 in Schwarzenau; died 21. November 1982 in Wiesbaden) was a German medical doctor and president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany from 1963 thru 1969.
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Hans Prinzhorn was CollectorDoc and more…
Hans Prinzhorn (June 6, 1886 – June 14, 1933) was a German psychiatrist and art historian.
Hemer, Westphalia, he studied art history and philosophy at the University of Vienna, receiving his doctorate in 1908. He then went to England to receive voice training, as he planned to become a professional singer. He later received training in medicine and psychiatry, serving as an Army surgeon during World War I. Continue reading Hans Prinzhorn
Giuseppe Moscati was SpiritualDoc
Saint Giuseppe Moscati (July 25, 1880 – April 12, 1927) was an Italian doctor, scientific researcher, and university professor noted both for his pioneering work in biochemistry and for his piety. Moscati was  canonized by the Catholic Church in 1987; his feast day is November 16. Continue reading Giuseppe Moscati
Carl A. Wickland was SpiritualDoc, WriterDoc and more
Carl August Wickland (born Carl August Wicklund, February 14, 1861 – November 13, 1945) was a 20th-century Swedish-American  psychiatrist and psychical researcher. Continue reading Carl A. Wickland
Gotfried Benn was WriterDoc
Gottfried Benn (2 May 1886 – 7 July 1956) was a German poet and essayist. Continue reading Gottfried Benn
Axel Munthe was a MultiTalentDoc and very successful WriterDoc
Axel Martin Fredrik Munthe (31 October 1857 – 11 February 1949) was a Swedish-born physician and psychiatrist, best known as the author of , an autobiographical account of his life and work. The Story of San Michele Continue reading Axel Munthe
Prince Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria ( German: ) (1859–1949), was a member of the Prinz Ludwig Ferdinand Maria Karl Heinrich Adalbert Franz Philipp Andreas Konstantin von Bayern Bavarian Royal House of Wittelsbach and a General of Cavalry. Following his marriage to Infanta Maria da Paz of Spain, he also became Spanish infante. He was the nominal Royal colonel of a Bavarian Infantry as well as of a Prussian Dragoons regiment. Continue reading Prince Ludwig Ferdinand of Bavaria
Salvador Allende was PresidentDoc and more
Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens ( Spanish: ; 26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973), more commonly known as [salβaˈðoɾ aˈʝende ˈɣosens] Salvador Allende, was a Chilean physician and politician, known as the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections.  Continue reading Salvador Allende
Carlo Levi was WriterDoc, ArtDoc and PoliticDoc
Dr. Carlo Levi ( Italian pronunciation: ) (November 29, 1902 – January 4, 1975) was an Italian- [ˈkarlo ˈlɛːvi] Jewish painter, writer, activist, anti-fascist, and doctor. Continue reading Carlo Levi
Juscelino Kubitschek was PresidentDoc and more
Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira ( Portuguese pronunciation: ; September 12, 1902 – August 22, 1976), known also by his initials [ʒuseˈlinu kubiˈtʃɛk dʒi oliˈvejɾɐ] JK, was a prominent Brazilian politician who was President of Brazil from 1956 to 1961. His term was marked by economic prosperity and political stability, being most known for the construction of a new capital,  Brasília.
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Ottomar Domnick (1907–1989) was MultiTalentDoc
…has been specialised in neurology and psychiatry with an own hospital in Stuttgart/Germany.
He was accomplished as one of the most active collectors and supporters of contemporary arts in Germany after WW II. He was author and director of several films, supported contemporary films. He played Cello and organised events with works of contemporanean music.
To continue his and his wife’s (1909-1991) work is the main task of his foundation. Continue reading Ottomar Domnick
Ramon Carlos Negro was TangoDoc
Negro was singer and composer of Tangos in Uruguay and cooperating with
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