Carolus Clusius

1525 - 1609

Carolus Clusius

Charles de l'Écluse, L'Escluse, or Carolus Clusius (Arras, February 19, 1526 – Leiden, April 4, 1609), seigneur de Watènes, was an Artois doctor and pioneering botanist, perhaps the most influential of all 16th-century scientific horticulturists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carolus Clusius has received more than 61,620 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 73rd most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Carolus Clusius ranks 73 out of 686Before him are Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Nikolai Vavilov, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Paul Greengard, and Gabriele Falloppio. After him are John Ray, Werner Arber, Hermann Joseph Muller, John Gurdon, Jules A. Hoffmann, and Günter Blobel.

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Among people born in 1525, Carolus Clusius ranks 4Before him are Pieter Bruegel the Elder, Nurbanu Sultan, and Şehzade Bayezid. After him are John George, Elector of Brandenburg, Zhang Juzheng, Giovanni Battista Moroni, Germain Pilon, and John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg. Among people deceased in 1609, Carolus Clusius ranks 6Before him are Annibale Carracci, Ferdinando I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Judah Loew ben Bezalel, Joseph Justus Scaliger, and Jacobus Arminius. After him are Federico Zuccari and Gasparo da Salò.

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In France

Among people born in France, Carolus Clusius ranks 842 out of 4,109Before him are Theobald I of Navarre (1201), Wilfred the Hairy (840), Robert IV of Sablé (1150), Bernard Gui (1261), Lucien Laurent (1907), and Pierre Méchain (1744). After him are Nadia Boulanger (1887), Félix Guattari (1930), Émile Borel (1871), Robert of Molesme (1024), Christina of Lorraine (1565), and René Cassin (1887).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Carolus Clusius ranks 12Before him are François Jacob (1920), Jean-Henri Fabre (1823), René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (1683), Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1772), Adelbert von Chamisso (1781), and André Michel Lwoff (1902). After him are Joseph Pitton de Tournefort (1656), Charles Lucien Bonaparte (1803), Françoise Barré-Sinoussi (1947), Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (1748), Roger Guillemin (1924), and Pierre André Latreille (1762).

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