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Immanuel Velikovsky

Immanuel VelikovskyBorn: 10-Jun-1895
Birthplace: Vitebsk, Belarus
Died: 17-Nov-1979
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, B'nai Israel Memorial Park, Pleasant Plains, NJ

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Worlds in Collision

"Velikovsky is neither crank nor charlatan -- although to state my opinion and to quote one of my colleagues, he is at least gloriously wrong." -- Stephen Jay Gould

Father: Simon Velikovsky (b. 1859, d. 1937)
Mother: Beila Grodensky
Wife: Elisheva Kramer (m. 15-Apr-1923, two daughters)
Daughter: Shulamith Kogan
Daughter: Ruhama Sharon

    University: University of Edinburgh (attended 1914)
    University: Moscow Economic Institute (attended 1914-16)
    University: Medical School, Moscow University (attended 1915-18)
    University: Kharkov University (attended 1919-20)
    Medical School: MD, Moscow University (1921)
    University: Charite, Berlin (postgraduate study, 1921-23)
    University: Monakow Brain Institute, Zürich (postgraduate study, 1930)

    Risk Factors: Diabetes, Depression

Author of books:
Worlds in Collision (1950)
Ages in Chaos (1952)
Earth in Upheaval (1955)
Oedipus and Akhnaton (1960)
Peoples of the Sea (1977)
Rameses II and his Time (1978)
Mankind in Amnesia (1982)
Stargazers and Gravediggers (1983)

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