Anton Reichenow

1847 - 1941

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Anton Reichenow (1 August 1847 in Charlottenburg – 6 July 1941 in Hamburg) was a German ornithologist and herpetologist. Reichenow was the son-in-law of Jean Cabanis, and worked at the Natural History Museum of Berlin from 1874 to 1921. He was an expert on African birds, making a collecting expedition to West Africa in 1872 and 1873, and writing Die Vögel Afrikas (1900–05). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anton Reichenow has received more than 19,738 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Anton Reichenow is the 698th most popular biologist (up from 743rd in 2019), the 4,196th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,928th in 2019) and the 136th most popular Biologist.

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Among biologists, Anton Reichenow ranks 698 out of 841Before him are Flossie Wong-Staal, Daniel Giraud Elliot, Casimir de Candolle, Johannes Schmidt, Karl Patterson Schmidt, and David Keilin. After him are Wilhelm Hofmeister, Ray Lankester, Francisco Manuel Blanco, William Townsend Aiton, François Marie Daudin, and Ernst Ahl.

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Among people born in 1847, Anton Reichenow ranks 78Before him are Castro Alves, Eliška Krásnohorská, Emil Holub, Eduardo López de Romaña, Sveinbjörn Sveinbjörnsson, and Marcel Alexandre Bertrand. After him are Ray Lankester, Cesare Arzelà, Vilma Hugonnai, Carlo Alberto Castigliano, Lipót Schulhof, and Mary Watson Whitney. Among people deceased in 1941, Anton Reichenow ranks 142Before him are Marcus Hurley, Źmitrok Biadula, Igor Severyanin, Chris Watson, Fritz Noether, and Matt McGrath. After him are Friedrich Engel, Jakob Emanuel Lange, Afife Jale, Miina Härma, John Stanley Plaskett, and José Leite de Vasconcelos.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Anton Reichenow ranks 4,196 out of 6,142Before him are Angelique Kerber (1988), Duchess Gustave Caroline of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1694), E. Marlitt (1825), Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg (1839), Philipp Plein (1978), and Nikolaus Pevsner (1902). After him are Wilhelm Hofmeister (1824), Helmut Dietl (1944), Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia (1976), Kai Havertz (1999), Philipp Jakob Cretzschmar (1786), and Landgravine Caroline of Hesse-Rotenburg (1714).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Anton Reichenow ranks 136Before him are Ernst Hartert (1859), Nicolaus Michael Oppel (1782), Ludwig Adolph Timotheus Radlkofer (1829), Carl Chun (1852), Johannes Baptista von Albertini (1769), and Friedrich Boie (1789). After him are Wilhelm Hofmeister (1824), Ernst Ahl (1898), August Batsch (1761), Karl Hugo Strunz (1910), Johann Christoph Wendland (1755), and Jakob Emanuel Lange (1864).