Armen Takhtajan

1910 - 2009

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Armen Leonovich Takhtajan or Takhtajian (Armenian: Արմեն Լևոնի Թախտաջյան; Russian: Армен Леонович Тахтаджян; surname also transliterated Takhtadjan, Takhtadzhi︠a︡n or Takhtadzhian, pronounced takh-tuh-JAHN; 10 June 1910 – 13 November 2009), was a Soviet-Armenian botanist, one of the most important figures in 20th century plant evolution and systematics and biogeography. His other interests included morphology of flowering plants, paleobotany, and the flora of the Caucasus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Armen Takhtajan has received more than 71,815 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Armen Takhtajan is the 373rd most popular biologist (down from 348th in 2019). (up from 43rd in 2019)

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Among biologists, Armen Takhtajan ranks 373 out of 841Before him are Lorenz Heister, Carlo Allioni, Georg Eberhard Rumphius, Barry Commoner, Juan Ignacio Molina, and Johann Jakob von Tschudi. After him are Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper, Edward Daniel Clarke, Prince Maximilian of Wied-Neuwied, Andrew Fire, Anders Dahl, and Olof Swartz.

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Among people born in 1910, Armen Takhtajan ranks 142Before him are Franz Kline, Yekaterina Furtseva, T-Bone Walker, Kelly Johnson, Friedrich Franz, Hereditary Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Aleksandar Tirnanić. After him are Bernard Voorhoof, Lothar Collatz, Jeanne Hersch, Richard Conte, Qian Zhongshu, and Ennio Flaiano. Among people deceased in 2009, Armen Takhtajan ranks 138Before him are David Eddings, Allen Klein, Ron Silver, Shi Pei Pu, Ken Annakin, and Yukio Endo. After him are Amir Pnueli, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Fritz Darges, Roy E. Disney, Valentin Varennikov, and Grigore Vieru.

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