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BIOLOGIST

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu

1748 - 1836

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Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (French pronunciation: ​[ɑ̃twan loʁɑ̃ də ʒysjø]; 12 April 1748 – 17 September 1836) was a French botanist, notable as the first to publish a natural classification of flowering plants; much of his system remains in use today. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Antoine Laurent de Jussieu has received more than 148,330 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Antoine Laurent de Jussieu is the 76th most popular biologist (up from 82nd in 2019), the 906th most popular biography from France (up from 966th in 2019) and the 12th most popular French Biologist.

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu is most famous for his work in botany. He was the first to divide plants into four major groups, which are still used today.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu ranks 76 out of 841Before him are Roger Guillemin, Dmitri Ivanovsky, Daniel Bovet, Philip Miller, Tomas Lindahl, and Julian Huxley. After him are Ulisse Aldrovandi, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Jan Swammerdam, Gabriele Falloppio, Carolus Clusius, and Alfred Hershey.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1748, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu ranks 10Before him are Charles IV of Spain, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Charles XIII of Sweden, Adam Weishaupt, Claude Louis Berthollet, and William V, Prince of Orange. After him are Christian Gottlob Neefe, Petar I Petrović-Njegoš, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Adamantios Korais, Benedict Joseph Labre, and Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot. Among people deceased in 1836, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu ranks 11Before him are Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, Maria Malibran, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, and James Mill. After him are Davy Crockett, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Anthony of Saxony, Anton Reicha, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and Claude-Louis Navier.

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In France

Among people born in France, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu ranks 906 out of 6,011Before him are Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli (1700), Marie de France (1101), Jacques Delors (1925), George Steiner (1929), Fredegund (545), and Jean-Marie Lehn (1939). After him are Robert I, Duke of Burgundy (1011), Claude Chappe (1763), Charles François Dumouriez (1739), Antoine Arnauld (1612), Maurice Druon (1918), and Philibert II, Duke of Savoy (1480).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu ranks 12Before him are Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947), René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683), Adelbert von Chamisso (1781), Jean-Henri Fabre (1823), François Jacob (1920), and Roger Guillemin (1924). After him are Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772), Carolus Clusius (1525), André Michel Lwoff (1902), Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656), Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803), and Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (1737).