Andrea Cesalpino

1519 - 1603

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Andrea Cesalpino (Latinized as Andreas Cæsalpinus) (6 June 1524 – 23 February 1603) was an Italian physician, philosopher and botanist.In his works he classified plants according to their fruits and seeds, rather than alphabetically or by medicinal properties. In 1555, he succeeded Luca Ghini as director of the botanical garden in Pisa. The botanist Pietro Castelli was one of his students. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrea Cesalpino has received more than 74,137 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrea Cesalpino is the 167th most popular physician (up from 181st in 2019), the 1,315th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,261st in 2019) and the 12th most popular Italian Physician.

Andrea Cesalpino was a botanist and physician who lived in the 16th century. He is most famous for his work on plants and their medicinal uses.

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Among physicians, Andrea Cesalpino ranks 167 out of 509Before him are Maurice Bucaille, Pietro Andrea Mattioli, Alan Hodgkin, Waldemar Hoven, Howard Florey, and Joseph Calasanz. After him are Carl von Rokitansky, Michael Stuart Brown, Thomas Willis, Sebastian Kneipp, Andrew Schally, and Giovanni Battista Morgagni.

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Among people born in 1519, Andrea Cesalpino ranks 12Before him are Gaspard II de Coligny, Isabella Jagiellon, Occhiali, Theodore Beza, Imagawa Yoshimoto, and Antonis Mor. After him are Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset, Thomas Gresham, Frans Floris, and Pedro Menéndez de Avilés. Among people deceased in 1603, Andrea Cesalpino ranks 7Before him are Elizabeth I of England, Mehmed III, François Viète, William Gilbert, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, and Ahmad al-Mansur. After him are Sharafkhan Bidlisi, Maerten de Vos, Pierre Charron, Ostilio Ricci, George Frederick, Margrave of Brandenburg-Ansbach, and Ulrich, Duke of Mecklenburg.

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Among people born in Italy, Andrea Cesalpino ranks 1,315 out of 4,088Before him are Gianni Morandi (1944), Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz (1936), Marcus Tullius Tiro (-103), Giovanni Giolitti (1842), Giambattista Pittoni (1687), and Mario Bava (1914). After him are Walter Bonatti (1930), Giovanni Papini (1881), Blessed Gerard (1047), Quintus Aurelius Symmachus (340), Indro Montanelli (1909), and Roberto Calvi (1920).


Among physicians born in Italy, Andrea Cesalpino ranks 12Before him are Francesco Redi (1626), Bernardino of Siena (1380), Giovanni Alfonso Borelli (1608), Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723), Peter Damian (1007), and Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501). After him are Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682), Bernardino Ramazzini (1633), Hieronymus Fabricius (1533), Trota of Salerno (1001), Carlo Urbani (1956), and Filippo Pacini (1812).