Charles Plumier

1646 - 1704

Charles Plumier

Charles Plumier (20 April 1646 – 20 November 1704) was a French botanist, after whom the Frangipani genus Plumeria is named. Plumier is considered one of the most important of the botanical explorers of his time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Plumier has received more than 30,477 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 278th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Charles Plumier ranks 278 out of 686Before him are Emil Christian Hansen, Ludwig Reichenbach, Johann Heinrich Friedrich Link, Josias Braun-Blanquet, Juan Ignacio Molina, and Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart. After him are James P. Allison, Odoardo Beccari, Antonio José Cavanilles, H. Robert Horvitz, Robert Fortune, and August Grisebach.

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Among people born in 1646, Charles Plumier ranks 11Before him are Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Antoine Galland, John Flamsteed, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, Maria Francisca of Savoy, and Godfrey Kneller.  Among people deceased in 1704, Charles Plumier ranks 9Before him are Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, Guillaume de l'Hôpital, Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, Georg Muffat, and Princess Frederica Amalia of Denmark. After him are Menno van Coehoorn and Jean-Baptiste Denys.

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In France

Among people born in France, Charles Plumier ranks 2,165 out of 4,109Before him are Guillaume Thomas François Raynal (1713), Roger Peyrefitte (1907), Paul Hazard (1878), Elena Poniatowska (1932), Brigitte Fossey (1946), and Pierre-Étienne Flandin (1889). After him are Joseph Guillemot (1899), Princess Françoise of Orléans (1844), Marius Trésor (1950), Patrick Tambay (1949), André Frossard (1915), and Benoît de Sainte-Maure (1154).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Charles Plumier ranks 39Before him are Johann Hermann (1738), Frédéric Cuvier (1773), Antoine de Jussieu (1686), Alain Bombard (null), René Louiche Desfontaines (1750), and Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801). After him are Louis Claude Richard (1754), Pierre Gaspard Chaumette (1763), Pierre Magnol (1638), Adrien-Henri de Jussieu (1797), Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1752), and Guillaume Rondelet (1507).

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