Yechiel Heilprin

Rabbi Yechiel Heilprin was a Lithuanian rabbi, kabbalist, and chronicler. He was rabbi of Glusk until 1711, when he was called to the rabbinate of Minsk. There, he all officiated as head of the yeshiva until his death. Heilprin is especially known for his Seder HaDorot, a comprehensive historical and biographical chronicle of the Jewish people.