BIOLOGIST

Carl Sigismund Kunth

1788 - 1850

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Carl Sigismund Kunth (18 June 1788 – 22 March 1850), also Karl Sigismund Kunth or anglicized as Charles Sigismund Kunth, was a German botanist. He is known for being one of the first to study and categorise plants from the American continents, publishing Nova genera et species plantarum quas in peregrinatione ad plagam aequinoctialem orbis novi collegerunt Bonpland et Humboldt (7 vols., Paris, 1815–1825). Born in Leipzig, Kunth became a merchant's clerk in Berlin in 1806. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Sigismund Kunth has received more than 35,060 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Carl Sigismund Kunth is the 235th most popular biologist (down from 233rd in 2019), the 1,938th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,682nd in 2019) and the 41st most popular German Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Carl Sigismund Kunth ranks 235 out of 844Before him are Howard Martin Temin, Ludwik Fleck, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Macfarlane Burnet, Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link, and Hermann Burmeister. After him are Jeffrey C. Hall, Rudolf Vrba, Adam Afzelius, Carl Nägeli, Johann Baptist von Spix, and Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1788, Carl Sigismund Kunth ranks 24Before him are Johan Christian Dahl, Carl Reichenbach, Mikhail Lazarev, Leopold Gmelin, David d'Angers, and Felice Romani. After him are Friedrich Rückert, Pierre Joseph Pelletier, FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan, Duke Eugen of Württemberg, Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes, and Jean-Pierre Abel-Rémusat. Among people deceased in 1850, Carl Sigismund Kunth ranks 28Before him are Adam Oehlenschläger, Johann Gottfried Schadow, William Prout, William Sturgeon, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este, and Wilhelm Beer. After him are Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, Margaret Fuller, Gustav Schwab, John C. Calhoun, Lorenzo Bartolini, and Adalbert Gyrowetz.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Sigismund Kunth ranks 1,938 out of 5,289Before him are Johann Hieronymus Schröter (1745), Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia (1730), Princess Helena of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1861), Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (1767), Hermann Burmeister (1807), and Princess Louise Amelie of Baden (1811). After him are Friedrich Rückert (1788), Hans-Jochen Vogel (1926), Wilhelm Marr (1819), Christoph Graupner (1683), Aenne Burda (1909), and George William, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1624).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Carl Sigismund Kunth ranks 41Before him are Friedrich Loeffler (1852), Carl Ludwig Blume (1796), Otto Brunfels (1488), Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich (1806), Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link (1767), and Hermann Burmeister (1807). After him are Johann Baptist von Spix (1781), Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel (1811), Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius (1794), Joseph Gerhard Zuccarini (1797), Karl Möbius (1825), and Lorenz Oken (1779).