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Carl Gustav Carus

1789 - 1869

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Carl Gustav Carus (3 January 1789 – 28 July 1869) was a German physiologist and painter, born in Leipzig, who played various roles during the Romantic era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Gustav Carus has received more than 130,727 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Carl Gustav Carus is the 189th most popular biologist (up from 195th in 2019), the 1,673rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,592nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Carl Gustav Carus ranks 189 out of 841Before him are Salim Ali, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Erik Pontoppidan, Michel Adanson, and Howard Martin Temin. After him are Pierre André Latreille, John Boyd Orr, Jeffrey C. Hall, Charles M. Rice, Waldemar Haffkine, and Hugo Gunckel Lüer.

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Among people born in 1789, Carl Gustav Carus ranks 15Before him are Johann Friedrich Overbeck, Princess Charlotte of Denmark, Heinrich Schwabe, Abbas Mirza, Princess Louise Caroline of Hesse-Kassel, and Maria Szymanowska. After him are Princess Amélie Louise of Arenberg, John Martin, Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, Marcellin Champagnat, Nicolas-Charles Bochsa, and George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont. Among people deceased in 1869, Carl Gustav Carus ranks 18Before him are Carl Loewe, Prince Leopold, Duke of Brabant, Hijikata Toshizō, Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Roger Fenton, and Alexander Dargomyzhsky. After him are Carl Reichenbach, Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, John A. Roebling, Christian August II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Wilhelm, Duke of Urach, and Julian Fontana.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Gustav Carus ranks 1,673 out of 6,142Before him are Gustav von Schmoller (1838), Lothar von Trotha (1848), Hans Hermann von Katte (1704), Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen (1893), Ferdinand Hiller (1811), and Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau (1833). After him are Josef Bühler (1904), Max Joseph von Pettenkofer (1818), Princess Sophia Dorothea of Prussia (1719), Hans Blumenberg (1920), Else Lasker-Schüler (1869), and Kurt Gerron (1897).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Carl Gustav Carus ranks 25Before him are Bert Sakmann (1942), Hans Driesch (1867), Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748), Friedrich Parrot (1791), Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757), and Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795). After him are Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich (1806), Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann (1916), Georges J. F. Köhler (1946), Willi Hennig (1913), Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765), and Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim (1771).