Winninger, Solomon

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WINNINGER, SOLOMON

WINNINGER, SOLOMON (1877–1968), biographer. Winninger was born in Gura-Humorului, Bukovina, and worked as a post office official in Czernowitz (Chernovtsy) until 1941. In 1950 he settled in Israel. Winninger's Grosse juedische Nationalbiographie (7 vols., 1927–36) contains 14,000 biographies of prominent Jews. A further 17,000 (Ms., Jewish National and University Library) remained unpublished.

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D. Lazar, in: Ma'ariv (Dec. 20, 1968).

[Nathan Michael Gelber]

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