Carl Peter Thunberg

1743 - 1828

Carl Peter Thunberg

Carl Peter Thunberg, also known as Karl Peter von Thunberg, Carl Pehr Thunberg, or Carl Per Thunberg (11 November 1743 – 8 August 1828), was a Swedish naturalist and an apostle of Carl Linnaeus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Peter Thunberg has received more than 88,673 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 64th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Carl Peter Thunberg ranks 64 out of 686Before him are Matthias Jakob Schleiden, Ernst Mayr, Hugo Theorell, Alexander Oparin, Herman Boerhaave, and Max Theiler. After him are George Beadle, Daniel Bovet, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Nikolai Vavilov, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, and Johann Friedrich Gmelin.

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Among people born in 1743, Carl Peter Thunberg ranks 11Before him are Luigi Boccherini, Marquis de Condorcet, Alessandro Cagliostro, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Toussaint Louverture, and Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria. After him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Nicolai Abildgaard, Edmund Cartwright, René Just Haüy, Gavrila Derzhavin, and Joseph Banks. Among people deceased in 1828, Carl Peter Thunberg ranks 6Before him are Franz Schubert, Francisco Goya, Shaka, Maria Feodorovna, and Victor of Aveyron. After him are Franz Joseph Gall, William Hyde Wollaston, Kobayashi Issa, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Alexander Ypsilantis, and Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Peter Thunberg ranks 100 out of 935Before him are Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Catherine of Vadstena (1331), Bertil Ohlin (1899), Hugo Theorell (1903), Anund Jacob (1008), and Lennart Torstensson (1603). After him are Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Ingrid Thulin (1926), Magnus I of Sweden (1106), Sverker I of Sweden (1100), Canute I of Sweden (1150), and Ermanaric (400).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Sweden

Among biologists born in Sweden, Carl Peter Thunberg ranks 3Before him are Carl Linnaeus (1707) and Hugo Theorell (1903). After him are Tomas Lindahl (1938), Carl Linnaeus the Younger (1741), Elias Magnus Fries (1794), Olaus Rudbeck (1630), Adam Afzelius (1750), Erik Acharius (1757), Eva Ekeblad (1724), Charles De Geer (1720), and Anders Sparrman (1748).

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