This Day in Jewish History 1868: The 'Einstein of Sex' Is Born (And Dies)

Sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld was an early visionary of the sexuality spectrum, which he failed to ‘sell’ to Nazi Germany, however.

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May 14 is the date of both the birth and the death – at a divide of 67 years – of German-Jewish sexologist Magnus Hirschfeld. He was born on this day in 1868 and died in 1935.