Carlo Luigi Spegazzini

1858 - 1926

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Carlo Luigi Spegazzini, in Spanish Carlos Luis Spegazzini (20 April 1858 – 1 July 1926), was an Italian-born Argentinian botanist and mycologist. On the 1881/1882 expedition led by Giacomo Bove to explore Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, the Italian Decio Vinciguerra was officially both zoologist and botanist, but in fact Spegazzini handled the botanical work. Spegazzini published about 100 scientific papers on vascular plants, describing around 1000 new taxa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carlo Luigi Spegazzini has received more than 8,050 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Carlo Luigi Spegazzini is the 658th most popular biologist (down from 610th in 2019), the 3,039th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,618th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Italian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini ranks 658 out of 844Before him are Rodolfo Amando Philippi, George Edwards, John Fleming, Karl Moritz Schumann, Robert Sapolsky, and Alexander Agassiz. After him are William John Swainson, Émil Goeldi, Mary F. Lyon, William John Burchell, Gaston Bonnier, and Jacob Christian Schäffer.

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Among people born in 1858, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini ranks 95Before him are Georges Courteline, Ferdinand Albin Pax, Alexandre Michon, John Russell, Stoyan Danev, and Edward M. House. After him are Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard, Beatrice Webb, Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, José Leite de Vasconcelos, Take Ionescu, and Juan Luis Sanfuentes. Among people deceased in 1926, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini ranks 80Before him are Eugene V. Debs, Barbara La Marr, Georges Vézina, Charles Montagu Doughty, Jan Szczepanik, and Thomas Moran. After him are Eliška Krásnohorská, Jón Magnússon, William Larned, Jan Kasprowicz, Anatole Le Braz, and René Boylesve.

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Among people born in Italy, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini ranks 3,039 out of 4,088Before him are Mauro Baldi (1954), Joel McHale (1971), Sabrina Ferilli (1964), Lorenzo Campeggio (1474), Charles Piazzi Smyth (1819), and Alessandra Panaro (1939). After him are Stefano Gabbana (1962), Franco Albini (1905), Franco Rasetti (1901), Walter Veltroni (1955), Massimiliano Fuksas (1944), and Giuseppe Vitali (1875).


Among biologists born in Italy, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini ranks 15Before him are Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922), Odoardo Beccari (1843), Carlo Allioni (1728), Giuseppe Acerbi (1773), Pier Andrea Saccardo (1845), and Tommaso Salvadori (1835).