Carl Adolph Agardh

1785 - 1859

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Carl Adolph Agardh (23 January 1785 in Båstad, Sweden – 28 January 1859 in Karlstad) was a Swedish botanist specializing in algae, who was eventually appointed bishop of Karlstad. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Adolph Agardh has received more than 33,460 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Carl Adolph Agardh is the 6,757th most popular politician (up from 9,278th in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 365th in 2019) and the 79th most popular Swedish Politician.

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Among politicians, Carl Adolph Agardh ranks 6,757 out of 19,576Before him are Walther Hewel, Hatuey, Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, Bonosus, Yesün Temür, and Viola Amherd. After him are Birutė, Ram Baran Yadav, Wilhelm Kettler, Puduḫepa, Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, and Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov.

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Among people born in 1785, Carl Adolph Agardh ranks 18Before him are John James Audubon, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Hans Karl von Diebitsch, Florestan I, Prince of Monaco, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, and Diponegoro. After him are William Prout, Isabella Colbran, Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg, Friedrich Wieck, Prince Paul of Württemberg, and Charles Xavier Thomas. Among people deceased in 1859, Carl Adolph Agardh ranks 24Before him are Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Abd al-Rahman of Morocco, John Austin, Thomas Babington Macaulay, and Alfred Vail. After him are Yoshida Shōin, Muhammad ibn Ali as-Senussi, Louis Poinsot, Robert Stephenson, Karl Baedeker, and Marceline Desbordes-Valmore.

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Among people born in Sweden, Carl Adolph Agardh ranks 267 out of 1,879Before him are Blot-Sweyn (1001), Stefan Edberg (1966), Jan-Ove Waldner (1965), Håkan Nesser (1950), Björn Waldegård (1943), and Johann Patkul (1660). After him are Gideon Sundback (1880), Torsten Wiesel (1924), Torbern Bergman (1735), Harry Nyquist (1889), Joey Tempest (1963), and Princess Madeleine, Duchess of Hälsingland and Gästrikland (1982).


Among politicians born in Sweden, Carl Adolph Agardh ranks 79Before him are Prince Erik, Duke of Västmanland (1889), Anna of Sweden (1545), Per Brahe the Younger (1602), Göran Persson (1949), Blot-Sweyn (1001), and Johann Patkul (1660). After him are Börje Salming (1951), Thorbjörn Fälldin (1926), Princess Eugénie of Sweden (1830), John, Duke of Östergötland (1589), Anna Vasa of Sweden (1568), and Olof Björnsson (950).