Carl Friedrich von Ledebour

1786 - 1851

Carl Friedrich von Ledebour

Carl Friedrich von Ledebour (8 July 1786, Stralsund – 4 July 1851, Munich; also Karl Friedrich von Ledebour) was a German-Estonian botanist. Between 1811 and 1836, he was professor of science in the University of Tartu, Estonia. His most important works were Flora Altaica, the first Flora of the Altay Mountains, published in 1833, and Flora Rossica, published in four volumes between 1841–1853, the first complete flora of the Russian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Friedrich von Ledebour has received more than 10,513 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 388th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Carl Friedrich von Ledebour ranks 387 out of 686Before him are João de Loureiro, George Robert Waterhouse, Johann Georg Wagler, Johann Jakob Kaup, Auguste Chevalier, and Francis Collins. After him are Salomon Müller, Antoine Béchamp, Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Charles Louis L'Héritier de Brutelle, Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, and Achille Richard.

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Among people born in 1786, Carl Friedrich von Ledebour ranks 31Before him are Julius Jacob von Haynau, Albrecht Adam, Marc Seguin, Nicolás Bravo, Winfield Scott, and Joachim Lelewel. After him are William R. King, Sergey Uvarov, José María Vargas, José Joaquín Prieto, Pavel Schilling, and Moshoeshoe I. Among people deceased in 1851, Carl Friedrich von Ledebour ranks 30Before him are Lorenz Oken, Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link, Stanko Vraz, Karl Gützlaff, Alexander Alyabyev, and Göran Wahlenberg. After him are Marie Jules César Savigny, Esteban Echeverría, Manuel Gómez Pedraza, Ramón Freire, Andrés Quintana Roo, and Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet.

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