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Social medicine

Index Social medicine

The field of social medicine seeks to implement social care through. [1]

86 relations: Aalborg University Hospital, Abortion in Sweden, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, Alice Stewart, Anastasie Fătu, Andrija Štampar, Arnold S. Relman, Arthur MacNalty, AstraZeneca, Bernhard Mann, Berthold Grünfeld, Bushehr University of Medical Sciences, Cecil Helman, Corrie Hermann, David Rothman, Denise Kandel, Eraclie Sterian, Ernst Simmel, Ethnicity & Disease, European Public Health Association, Evelin Lindner, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, Frank Tidswell, Georg Puppe, German Chileans, German Respiratory Society, Giovanni Berlinguer, GNU Health, GNU Solidario, Greatest Croatian, H.D. Chalke, Hans Hunziker, Harvard University Asia Center, Health care, Health care reform, Healthcare in Kosovo, Howard Waitzkin, Index of health articles, Index of philosophy articles (R–Z), Index of social and political philosophy articles, Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Ivan Polunin, Jaime David Fernández Mirabal, Johann Peter Frank, John Ashburton Thompson, Jonathan Oberlander, Kjell Noreik, Leif Svanström, Leon Eisenberg, List of agnostics, ..., List of MeSH codes (G02), List of University of Pennsylvania people, Luis Falcón, Marcello Ferrada de Noli, Martha May Eliot, Martha Tracy, Martin Scherer, Medical University of Vienna, Michael Goldacre, Mission Barrio Adentro, Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea, Organizational architecture, Organizational space, Paul Farmer, Per Fugelli, Population growth, Rebecca Jordan-Young, Residency (medicine), Royal Society of Thailand, Rudolf Virchow, Rudolf Virchow Award, Salvador Allende, Seth M. Holmes, Simon Chapman (academic), Sir William Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Baronet, Social Development and Research Foundation, Social pediatrics, Socialized medicine, The Peckham Experiment, Thomas McKeown (physician), University of Campinas School of Medical Sciences, Victor Gomoiu, Vithal Nagesh Shirodkar, Yang Tingzhong, Zamfir Arbore, Zhang Zhaohuan. Expand index (36 more) »

Aalborg University Hospital

Aalborg University Hospital is the largest hospital in the North Denmark Region, Denmark.

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Abortion in Sweden

Abortion in Sweden was first legislated by the Abortion Act of 1938.

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Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia

The Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (ASSA) is an autonomous, non-governmental organisation devoted to the advancement of knowledge and research in the social sciences.

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Alice Stewart

Dr Alice Mary Stewart, née Naish (4 October 19063 June 2002) was a physician and epidemiologist specialising in social medicine and the effects of radiation on health.

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Anastasie Fătu

Anastasie Fătu (originally Năstase Fêtu or Fĕtu, also known as Anastasius Fétul, Anastasie Fĕtul or Anastase Fătul; January 2, 1816 – March 15, 1886) was a Moldavian and Romanian physician, naturalist, philanthropist and political figure, a titular member of the Romanian Academy and founder of Iași's Botanical Garden.

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Andrija Štampar

Andrija Štampar (1 September 1888 – 26 June 1958) was a distinguished scholar in the field of social medicine from Croatia.

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Arnold S. Relman

Arnold Seymour Relman (June 17, 1923 – June 17, 2014) — known as Bud Relman to intimates — was an American internist and professor of medicine and social medicine.

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Arthur MacNalty

Sir Arthur Salusbury MacNalty (20 October 1880 – 11 April 1969) was the 8th Chief Medical Officer (the British office equivalent of the Surgeon General of the United States).

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AstraZeneca plc is an Anglo–Swedish multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company.

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Bernhard Mann

Bernhard Mann (born in Stuttgart, Germany, 3 December 1950) is a Social Scientist and Master of Public Health, Professor emeritus of Health and Social Management at the FHM Bielefeld - University of Applied Sciences, former Professor of Health Management and Vice-President at the University of Applied Sciences Bamberg, Adjunct Professor of Sociology and Public Health at the University of Koblenz-Landau, at the Berlin School of Public Health - Charité, Medical University and at several Universities of Educational Cooperation as well as of Applied Sciences.

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Berthold Grünfeld

Berthold Grünfeld (22 January 1932 – 20 August 2007) was a Norwegian psychiatrist, sexologist, and professor of social medicine at the University of Oslo.

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Bushehr University of Medical Sciences

Bushehr University of Medical Sciences (BPUMS) (دانشگاه علوم پزشکی بوشهر), is a public medical school in Bushehr Province, Iran.

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Cecil Helman

Cecil Helman (born 4 January 1944 in Cape Town, South Africa, died 15 June 2009) was a South African doctor, author, and medical anthropologist.

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Corrie Hermann


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David Rothman

David J. Rothman is an American author and professor of Social Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Denise Kandel

Denise Kandel (née Bystryn; born February 27, 1933) is an American medical sociologist and epidemiologist.

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Eraclie Sterian

Eraclie Sterian (also known as Eracle or Eracli Sterian; November 23, 1872 – 1948) was a Romanian physician, writer, and political activist, known for introducing sexology and sex education in his country.

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Ernst Simmel

Ernst Simmel (4 April 1882, Breslau – 11 November 1947, Los Angeles) was a German-Jewish neurologist and psychoanalyst.

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Ethnicity & Disease

Ethnicity & Disease is a quarterly peer-reviewed international medical journal covering the relationship between ethnicity and health.

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European Public Health Association

The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) is an umbrella organisation for public health associations and institutes in Europe.

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Evelin Lindner

Evelin Gerda Lindner (born May 13, 1954, in Hameln, Germany) is a German-Norwegian medical doctor, psychologist, transdiciplinary scholar and author who is known for her theory of humiliation. Lindner is originally a physician and a clinical psychologist, and holds doctorates in both social medicine and social psychology. Her research focuses on human dignity, and she believes that the humiliation of honor and dignity may be among the strongest obstacles on the way to a decent world community. She founded the Human Dignity and Humiliation Studies network. Born in Germany, she is now mainly based in Norway, where she has partially lived since 1977. She has also lived in a number of other countries, including Egypt during most of the 1980s, and is an advocate of global citizenship.

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Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto

Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (Ribeirão Preto Medical School in Portuguese) is a medical school of the University of São Paulo (USP) located in the city of Ribeirão Preto, state of São Paulo, Brazil, founded 1952.

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Frank Tidswell

Francis (Frank) Tidswell (1867 – 26 February 1941) was an Australian physician who served as the Director of the Government Bureau of Microbiology, New South Wales from 1908 until 1913.

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Georg Puppe

Georg Puppe (1867–1925) was a German social physician and medical examiner.

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German Chileans

German Chileans (Spanish germanochilenos, German Deutsch-Chilenen) are Chilean citizens who derive their German ancestry from one or both parents.

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German Respiratory Society

The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pneumologie und Beatmungsmedizin (DGP, "German Respiratory Society) is the largest and oldest medical professional organization for respiratory disorders in the German-speaking world and serves as a forum for all medical practitioners and scientists in the field of respiratory medicine.

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Giovanni Berlinguer

Giovanni Berlinguer, Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI, (9 July 1924 – 6 April 2015) was an Italian politician and professor of social medicine.

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GNU Health

GNU Health is a free software hospital information system with strong focus on public health and social medicine.

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GNU Solidario

GNU Solidario is a non-profit organization founded by Luis Falcón on 23 November 2009 to promote the use of Free Software in the areas of Public Health and education.

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Greatest Croatian

The Greatest Croatian (Najveći Hrvat) was a poll conducted over five weeks in 2003 by the Croatian weekly Nacional.

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H.D. Chalke

Herbert Davis Chalke OBE (Mil), TD, FRCP, MRCS, MA (Cantab) (June 15, 1897—October 8, 1979) was a British physician known for his work in the fields of social medicine and medical history.

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Hans Hunziker

Hans Hunziker (August 2, 1878 – December 17, 1941) was a Swiss psychiatrist, professor of social medicine at University of Basel, head of the Cantonal Health Office of Basel-Stadt, and notable for his contributions on neuropsychiatry.

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Harvard University Asia Center

The Harvard University Asia Center is an interdisciplinary research and education unit of Harvard University, established on July 1, 1997, with the goal of "driving varied programs focusing on international relations in Asia and comparative studies of Asian countries and regions (...) and supplementing other Asia-related programs and institutes and the University and providing a focal point for interaction and exchange on topics of common interest for the Harvard community and Asian intellectual, political, and business circles.", according to its charter.

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Health care

Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

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Health care reform

Health care reform is a general rubric used for discussing major health policy creation or changes—for the most part, governmental policy that affects health care delivery in a given place.

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Healthcare in Kosovo

In the past, Kosovo’s capabilities to develop a modern health care system were limited.

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Howard Waitzkin

Howard Waitzkin is Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Sociology at the University of New Mexico and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Illinois.

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Index of health articles

Health is the state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and a positive concept emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities.

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Index of philosophy articles (R–Z)

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Index of social and political philosophy articles

Articles in social and political philosophy include.

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Indian Journal of Community Medicine

The Indian Journal of Community Medicine is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal published by Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Association of Preventive & Social Medicine.

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Ivan Polunin

Ivan Polunin (1920–2010) was a medical doctor, author, teacher, documentary filmmaker and photographer.

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Jaime David Fernández Mirabal


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Johann Peter Frank

Johann Peter Frank (19 March 1745 – 24 April 1821) was a German physician and hygienist who was a native of Rodalben.

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John Ashburton Thompson

John Ashburton Thompson (1846 – 16 September 1915) was a British-Australian physician and an international authority on plague and leprosy.

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Jonathan Oberlander

Jonathan Oberlander is a professor of social medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of the 2003 book The Political Life of Medicare.

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Kjell Noreik

Kjell Noreik (28 July 1929 – 1 January 2015) was a Norwegian physician.

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Leif Svanström

Leif Svanström, born 1943, is a Swedish doctor and a specialist in Social medicine.

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Leon Eisenberg

Leon Eisenberg, (August 8, 1922 – September 15, 2009) was an American child psychiatrist, social psychiatrist and medical educator who "transformed child psychiatry by advocating research into developmental problems" He is credited with a number of "firsts" in medicine and psychiatry - in child psychiatry, autism, and the controversies around autism, randomized clinical trials (RCTs), social medicine, global health, affirmative action, and evidence-based psychiatry.

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List of agnostics

Listed here are persons who have identified themselves as theologically agnostic.

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List of MeSH codes (G02)

The following is a list of the "G" codes for MeSH.

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List of University of Pennsylvania people

This is a partial list of notable faculty, alumni and scholars of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, United States.

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Luis Falcón

Luis Falcón Martín is a Spanish computer scientist, physician and Free Software activist.

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Marcello Ferrada de Noli

Marcello Ferrada de Noli (born 25 July 1943 in Chile) is a Swedish professor emeritus of epidemiology, and medicine doktor in psychiatry (Karolinska Institute, Sweden).

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Martha May Eliot

Martha May Eliot (April 7, 1891 – February 14, 1978), was a foremost pediatrician and specialist in public health, an assistant director for WHO, and an architect of New Deal and postwar programs for maternal and child health.

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Martha Tracy

Martha Tracy (April 10, 1876 – March 22, 1942) served as Dean of the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania (WMC) from 1917 to 1940, leading the institution through the Great Depression.

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Martin Scherer

Martin Scherer (* born 27 July 1972 in Marburg) is a German university professor and specialist for general practice and primary care.

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Medical University of Vienna

The Medical University of Vienna (German: Medizinische Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria.

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Michael Goldacre

Michael John Goldacre (born 3 January 1944 in Melbourne, Australia) is a medical doctor and academic.

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Mission Barrio Adentro

Mission Barrio Adentro (English: Into the Neighborhood Mission) is a Bolivarian national social welfare program established under late Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez.

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Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea

John Nicolas Rea, 3rd Baron Rea, commonly known as Nicolas Rea (born 6 June 1928), a British peer, doctor and politician.

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Organizational architecture

Organizational architecture has two very different meanings.

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Organizational space

Organizational space describes the influence of the spatial environment on the health, the mind, and the behavior of humans in and around organizations.

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Paul Farmer

Paul Edward Farmer (born October 26, 1959) is an American anthropologist and physician who is best known for his humanitarian work providing suitable health care to rural and under-resourced areas in developing countries, beginning in Haiti.

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Per Fugelli

Per Fugelli (7 December 1943 – 13 September 2017) was a Norwegian physician and professor of General Practice at the University of Bergen from 1984 to 1992, and social medicine at the University of Oslo from 1992 until his death in 2017.

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Population growth

In biology or human geography, population growth is the increase in the number of individuals in a population.

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Rebecca Jordan-Young

Rebecca M. Jordan-Young (born 1963), is an American sociomedical scientist whose research focuses on sex, gender and sexuality, as well as the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS.

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Residency (medicine)

Residency is a stage of graduate medical training.

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Royal Society of Thailand

The Royal Society of Thailand (ราชบัณฑิตยสภา), formerly known as the Royal Society of Siam, is the national academy of Thailand in charge of academic works of the government.

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Rudolf Virchow

Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow (13 October 1821 – 5 September 1902) was a German physician, anthropologist, pathologist, prehistorian, biologist, writer, editor, and politician, known for his advancement of public health.

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Rudolf Virchow Award

The Rudolf Virchow Awards are annual American awards in anthropology.

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Salvador Allende

Salvador Guillermo Allende Gossens (26 June 1908 – 11 September 1973) was a Chilean physician and politician, known as the first Marxist to become president of a Latin American country through open elections.

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Seth M. Holmes

Seth M. Holmes (born 1975) is the Martin Sisters Endowed Chair Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology and Public Health at the University of California Berkeley.

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Simon Chapman (academic)

Simon Fenton Chapman, AO (born 14 December 1951) is an Australian academic and tobacco control activist.

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Sir William Arbuthnot Lane, 1st Baronet

Sir William Arbuthnot Lane, Bt, CB, FRCS, Legion of Honour (4 July 1856 – 16 January 1943), was a British surgeon and physician.

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Social Development and Research Foundation

The Social Development and Research Foundation (SDRF) is an autonomous non-governmental organization (NGO) based at Greater Noida Greater Noida, in the National Capital Region (NCR)Delhi NCR of India.

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Social pediatrics

Social pediatrics is a whole-family and whole-community approach to child medical problems and prevention.

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Socialized medicine

Socialized medicine is a term used in the United States to describe and discuss systems of universal health care: medical and hospital care for all at a nominal cost by means of government regulation of health care and subsidies derived from taxation.

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The Peckham Experiment

The Peckham Experiment took place between 1926 and 1950, initially generated by rising public concern over the health of the working class and an increasing interest in preventative social medicine.

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Thomas McKeown (physician)

Thomas McKeown (1912–1988) was a British physician, epidemiologist and historian of medicine.

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University of Campinas School of Medical Sciences

The School of Medical Sciences (Portuguese: Faculdade de Ciências Médicas, FCM) is a college of the State University of Campinas, located in Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil.

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Victor Gomoiu

Victor Gomoiu (April 18, 1882 – February 6, 1960) was a Romanian surgeon, anatomist, folklorist and medical historian, who served as Minister of Health and Social Protection in 1940.

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Vithal Nagesh Shirodkar


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Yang Tingzhong

Yang Tingzhong is a scholar in social medicine, a behaviorist and sociologist.

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Zamfir Arbore

Zamfir Constantin Arbore (born Zamfir Ralli, Земфирий Константинович Арборе-Ралли, Zemfiriyi Konstantinovich Arborye-Ralli; also known as Zamfir Arbure, Zamfir Rally, Zemphiri Ralli and Aivaza;Felea (1971), p.9 November 14, 1848 – April 2 or April 3, 1933) was a Bukovinan-born Romanian political activist originally active in the Russian Empire, also known for his work as an amateur historian, geographer and ethnographer.

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Zhang Zhaohuan

Zhang, Zhaohuan (张照寰) was born in Zhenjiang, China, in 1925.

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