Shmuel Strashun שמואל שטראשון
(1794 - 1872 CE) (1794 - 1872 לספירה)
An independent scholar and community activist, he was an important member of the Vilna community in his time. His prosperous business activities allowed him to devote himself to the poor and spend much of his time in the study of the Talmud. His notations are found in the back of the classic editions of the Babylonian Talmud used today.