Carl Ludwig Blume

1796 - 1862

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Charles Ludwig de Blume or Karl Ludwig von Blume (9 June 1796, Braunschweig – 3 February 1862, Leiden) was a German-Dutch botanist. The standard author abbreviation Blume is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.He was born at Braunschweig in Germany, but studied at Leiden University and spent his professional life working in the Dutch East Indies and in the Netherlands, where he was Director of the Rijksherbarium (state herbarium) at Leiden. His name is sometimes given in the Dutch language form Karel Lodewijk Blume, but the original German spelling is the one most widely used in botanical texts: even then there is confusion, as he is sometimes referred to as K.L. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Ludwig Blume has received more than 41,908 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Carl Ludwig Blume is the 227th most popular biologist (down from 199th in 2019), the 1,872nd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,426th in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Carl Ludwig Blume ranks 227 out of 844Before him are Arthur Tansley, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben, Rupert Sheldrake, Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, and Friedrich Loeffler. After him are Otto Brunfels, Howard Martin Temin, Ludwik Fleck, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Macfarlane Burnet, and Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link.

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Among people born in 1796, Carl Ludwig Blume ranks 20Before him are Carl Loewe, Ang Duong, Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais, Giovanni Pacini, David Roberts, and Princess Maria Ferdinanda of Saxony. After him are Jean-Gaspard Deburau, Karl Ernst Claus, Karl Friedrich von Steinmetz, John Stevens Henslow, August von Platen-Hallermünde, and Princess Marie of Hesse-Kassel. Among people deceased in 1862, Carl Ludwig Blume ranks 16Before him are Fromental Halévy, Božena Němcová, Karl Nesselrode, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Henry Thomas Buckle, and Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows. After him are Carlos Antonio López, Peter Barlow, Ludwig Uhland, Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria, Elizabeth Siddal, and Ignacio Zaragoza.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Ludwig Blume ranks 1,872 out of 5,289Before him are Heinz Jost (1904), Ludwig Klages (1872), Friedrich Loeffler (1852), Christian I, Prince of Anhalt-Bernburg (1568), Walter Sickert (1860), and Anna of Brandenburg (1487). After him are Willi Münzenberg (1889), Theodor Lipps (1851), Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg (1617), Otto von Lossow (1868), Golo Mann (1909), and Otto Brunfels (1488).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Carl Ludwig Blume ranks 36Before him are Johann Matthäus Bechstein (1757), Georges J. F. Köhler (1946), Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann (1916), Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben (1744), Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger (1775), and Friedrich Loeffler (1852). After him are Otto Brunfels (1488), Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich (1806), Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (1767), Hermann Burmeister (1807), Carl Sigismund Kunth (1788), and Johann Baptist von Spix (1781).