Alfred Grandidier

1836 - 1921

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Alfred Grandidier (20 December 1836 – 13 September 1921) was a French naturalist and explorer. From a very wealthy family, at the age of 20, he and his brother, Ernest Grandidier (1833–1912), undertook a voyage around the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alfred Grandidier has received more than 25,195 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Alfred Grandidier is the 572nd most popular biologist (down from 479th in 2019), the 3,464th most popular biography from France (down from 2,819th in 2019) and the 81st most popular French Biologist.

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Among biologists, Alfred Grandidier ranks 572 out of 844Before him are Robert Swinhoe, Warwick Estevam Kerr, Jan Frederik Gronovius, Gabriel Bibron, Wilhelm Hofmeister, and Johannes Müller Argoviensis. After him are Robert May, Baron May of Oxford, Everard Home, Amotz Zahavi, Ruth Arnon, Francisco Manuel Blanco, and Heinrich Boie.

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Among people born in 1836, Alfred Grandidier ranks 54Before him are Walery Antoni Wróblewski, Bret Harte, Ferdinand Monoyer, Cirilo Antonio Rivarola, Isabella Beeton, and Robert Swinhoe. After him are John Atkinson Grimshaw, Casimir de Candolle, Jay Gould, Emil Hartmann, W. S. Gilbert, and Adolf Schwarz. Among people deceased in 1921, Alfred Grandidier ranks 78Before him are Alexander Dutov, Lev Chernyi, Oswald Schmiedeberg, August Nilsson, Gabriela Zapolska, and Žemaitė. After him are Sándor Wekerle, Rafael Reyes, Alexandre Michon, Virginia Rappe, Gyula Breyer, and Jean Aicard.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alfred Grandidier ranks 3,464 out of 5,234Before him are Gabriel Bibron (1805), Gaston Waringhien (1901), Luigi Pelloux (1839), Serge Lama (1943), Eugène-Anatole Demarçay (1852), and Jean-Paul Proust (1940). After him are Ernst Stadler (1883), Émile Veinante (1907), Régine Deforges (1935), Joachim Barrande (1799), Stéphane Peterhansel (1965), and Claude Puel (1961).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Alfred Grandidier ranks 81Before him are Achille Valenciennes (1794), Antoine Risso (1777), Adrien René Franchet (1834), Élie-Abel Carrière (1818), Bernard Heuvelmans (1916), and Gabriel Bibron (1805). After him are Jean Louis Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau (1810), Théodore Monod (1902), Edmond de Sélys Longchamps (1813), Jean Baptiste Boisduval (1799), Louis Augustin Guillaume Bosc (1759), and Augustin Saint-Hilaire (1779).