Alexander Wilson

1766 - 1813

Alexander Wilson

Alexander Wilson (July 6, 1766 – August 23, 1813) was a Scottish-American poet, ornithologist, naturalist, and illustrator. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Wilson has received more than 35,322 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 531st most popular biologist.

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  • 17

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  • 4.25

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  • 2.50

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Among biologists, Alexander Wilson ranks 530 out of 686Before him are Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc, Emilie Snethlage, René Maire, Johan Wilhelm Zetterstedt, Gustav Radde, and Kristine Bonnevie. After him are Hipólito Ruiz López, Robert Wight, George Albert Boulenger, August Batsch, Ferdinand Albin Pax, and Eduard Friedrich Eversmann.

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Among people born in 1766, Alexander Wilson ranks 25Before him are Wilhelm Hisinger, François-Xavier Fabre, Samuel Wilson, John Farey Sr., John Leslie, and Benjamin Smith Barton.  Among people deceased in 1813, Alexander Wilson ranks 28Before him are Johann Christian Reil, Johann Baptist Wanhal, Anton Bernolák, Theodor Körner, Robert Kerr, and Edmund Randolph. After him are Benjamin Rush, Robert R. Livingston, and Zebulon Pike.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Alexander Wilson ranks 2,518 out of 5,347Before him are Alan Lancaster (1949), Natascha McElhone (1969), Robin Milner (1934), Harold Kitson (1874), Edmund Gunter (null), and Ian Rankin (1960). After him are Ray Clemence (1948), Edwin of Northumbria (586), Mary Cartwright (null), George Chapman (1559), Ted Drake (1912), and Michael Gothard (1939).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Alexander Wilson ranks 69Before him are David Don (1799), George Arnott Walker-Arnott (null), Paul Nurse (1949), William Elford Leach (1791), Richard Lydekker (1849), and James Francis Stephens (1792). After him are Charles Wyville Thomson (1830), John Richardson (1787), Robert Morison (1620), Richard Anthony Salisbury (1761), Philip Henry Gosse (1810), and William John Swainson (1789).