Alexander von Middendorff

1815 - 1894

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Alexander Theodor von Middendorff (Russian: Алекса́ндр Фёдорович Ми́ддендорф; tr. Aleksandr Fyodorovich Middendorf; 18 August 1815 – 24 January 1894) was a Russian zoologist and explorer of Baltic German and Estonian extraction. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander von Middendorff has received more than 72,181 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Alexander von Middendorff is the 301st most popular biologist (down from 278th in 2019), the 823rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 800th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Russian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Alexander von Middendorff ranks 301 out of 1,097Before him are Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart, Carl Nägeli, Friedrich Loeffler, Félix d'Herelle, Nikolai Severtzov, and Conrad Moench. After him are Clemens von Pirquet, James P. Allison, Philipp Ludwig Statius Müller, Johann Hedwig, Charles Plumier, and Albert Günther.

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Among people born in 1815, Alexander von Middendorff ranks 31Before him are Eugène Marin Labiche, Andrew Graham, Wilhelm Peters, Horace Wells, George Meade, and Ii Naosuke. After him are James Curtis Hepburn, Jean-Delphin Alard, Charles Renouvier, John A. Macdonald, Seru Epenisa Cakobau, and Louis Le Chatelier. Among people deceased in 1894, Alexander von Middendorff ranks 29Before him are Guillaume Lekeu, Eugène Charles Catalan, Sante Geronimo Caserio, Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, and Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia. After him are Christina Rossetti, Marietta Alboni, Heinrich Hoffmann, Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., Gall, and William Waddington.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander von Middendorff ranks 823 out of 3,761Before him are Yulii Khariton (1904), Aleksey Batalov (1928), Yakov Pavlov (1917), Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886), Konstantin Balmont (1867), and Vasily Tropinin (1776). After him are Andrey Kurkov (1961), Rudolf Lipschitz (1832), Konstantin Melnikov (1890), Sergey Taboritsky (1897), Kurt Hensel (1861), and Talabuga (1300).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Russia

Among biologists born in Russia, Alexander von Middendorff ranks 10Before him are Alexander Oparin (1894), Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), Nikolay Pirogov (1810), Vladimir Demikhov (1916), and Nikolai Severtzov (1827). After him are Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov (1870), Kliment Timiryazev (1843), Dmitry Belyayev (1917), Edwin Klebs (1834), Philipp Johann Ferdinand Schur (1799), and Franz Meyen (1804).