Max NordauMax Simon Nordau (born Simon Maximilian Südfeld; 29 July 1849 – 23 January 1923) was a Zionist leader, physician, author, and social critic.
He was a co-founder of the Zionist Organization together with Theodor Herzl, and president or vice-president of several Zionist congresses.
As a social critic, he wrote ''The Conventional Lies of Our Civilisation'' (1883), ''Degeneration'' (1892), and ''Paradoxes'' (1896). Although not his most popular or successful work whilst alive, ''Degeneration'' is the book most often remembered and cited today. Provided by Wikipedia