Tag Archives: 1950-1999

Edward M. Podvoll

Edward Podvoll was SpiritualDoc

Edward Podvoll, M.D., (1936–2003) was a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, and founder of the Contemplative Psychotherapy Department at Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, which he directed for twelve years. He was also the founder and medical director of the Windhorse Project, an experimental and highly lauded psychiatric community whose focus is on compassionate treatment that emphasizes the patient’s potential for sanity.

He was a buddhistic Lama.

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Udo Remmes

Udo Remmes was professional PhotoDoc

Karl Maria Udo Remmes (born 2 July 1954 in Tübingen, West Germany – 25 November 2014 in Köln[1]) was a German photographer and physician. He has become known especially for his work in backstage photography specializing in opera, ballet and musicals. The leading idea of Remmes’ photographic work is not the documentation – he wants to capture the moments when the hard work of acting transmutes into art. Continue reading Udo Remmes

David Ramon Hawkins

David R. Hawkins was SpiritualDoc

David Ramon Hawkins (* 3. Juni 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; † 19. September 2012 in Sedona, Arizona) was a US-american mystic, MD, Psychiater, spiritual teacher and author.

Sir David R. Hawkins, M.D., Ph.D., is an internationally renowned psychiatrist, consciousness researcher, spiritual lecturer, and mystic. Author of more than eight books, including the bestseller Power vs. Force, Dr. Hawkins’s work has been translated into more than 17 languages. Continue reading David Ramon Hawkins

Heinz-Horst Deichmann

Heinz-Horst Deichmann was ShoeDoc and CharityDoc,  PriestDoc and more

Heinz-Horst Deichmann (* 30. September 1926 in Essen; † 2. Oktober 2014 Essen) was a German entrepreneur who founded the biggest Shoe shop chain of Europe. He was well known for his social engagement and received several prizes for this. He also studied theology.
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William R. Bertelsen

William R. Bertelsen was InventorDoc and PioneerDoc

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William R. Bertelsen (May 20, 1920 – July 16, 2009) was an American inventor who pioneered in the field of air-cushion vehicles (hovercrafts), and inventor of the Aeromobile, which is credited as the first hovercraft to carry a human over land and water.[1] In 2002, He was named the “Father of the Air Cushion Vehicle” by The World Hovercraft Federation.[1] Continue reading William R. Bertelsen

Detlef Strathmann

Detlef Strathmann was BusinessDoc and JournalistDoc

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Detlef Strathmann (1941-2001) the former owner of the Pharma-company Strathmann AG in Hamburg has started as a journalist, commenting in health columns of several magazines under different pseudonyms and thus selling lots of free drugs for beauty etc. He has been the inventor of the German word “Orangenhaut” (Cellulite) and using this in the magazines sold lots of ointment…. Continue reading Detlef Strathmann

Stanislaw Lem

Stanislaw Lem was WriterDoc

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Stanisław Herman[2] Lem (Polish pronunciation: [staˈɲiswaf ˈlɛm]; 12 September 1921 – 27 March 2006) was a Polish writer of science fiction, philosophy, and satire, and a trained physician. Lem’s books have been translated into forty-one languages and have sold over forty-five million copies.[3][4] From the 1950s to 2000s, he published many books, both science fiction and philosophical/futurological. He is best known as the author of the 1961 novel Solaris, which has been made into a feature film three times. In 1976, Theodore Sturgeon wrote that Lem was the most widely read science-fiction writer in the world.[5] Continue reading Stanislaw Lem

Jacques Rogge

Jacques Rogge is OlympicDoc and more

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Jacques Jean Marie Rogge, Count Rogge (French: [ʒɑk ʁɔ.ge]; Dutch: [ˈrɔɣə]; born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013. In 2013, the IOC announced that Rogge would become their Honorary President. Continue reading Jacques Rogge

Hannes Lindemann

Hannes Lindemann was SailingDoc and Pioneer….

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Hannes Lindemann (28 December 1922 – 17 April 2015) was a German doctor, navigator and sailor.[1] He made two solo transatlantic crossings, one in a sailing dugout canoe made while working in Liberia and the second in a 17-foot Klepper Aerius II double folding kayak, modified to carry two masts and an outrigger. His book Alone at Sea[2] documents the trips, which were totally unassisted. He was motivated to make the trips by an interest in how the human body and mind respond to survival at sea, a theme which the Kon-Tiki (1947) and Alain Bombard (1952) explored in earlier ocean voyages. Continue reading Hannes Lindemann

Hans Jakob Nidecker-Huggenberg

…was BreweryDoc, TrumpetDoc, CharityDoc and more

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His brand of UeliBier

Dr.med. Hans Jakob Nidecker-Huggenberg (1919-2005) was born as son of a priest in Basel. As radiologist he founded the Radiological Institute of Basel.  Politically he was member of the LDP where is accentuated speaches were famous. He founded a private brewery since he did not want to support the cartel of the big breweries. He was very successful and the brewery brings out 5 different beers of high quality. Continue reading Hans Jakob Nidecker-Huggenberg

Jorge Villamil Cordovez

Jorge Villamil Cordovez was ComposerDoc

Jorge Villamil Cordovez (June 6, 1929 – February 28, 2010) was a Colombian composer and songwriter born in El Cedral, a large coffee plantation near Neiva (Huila). He was one of the most prolific and important composers of Colombia and South America. Villamil’s talent was evident when he learned to play Colombian tipleat 4 years of age. He was the youngest and only male of a family of 7. Continue reading Jorge Villamil Cordovez