Charles Wyville Thomson

1830 - 1882

Charles Wyville Thomson

Sir Charles Wyville Thomson (5 March 1830 – 10 March 1882) was a Scottish natural historian and marine zoologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Wyville Thomson has received more than 43,465 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 540th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Charles Wyville Thomson ranks 540 out of 686Before him are George Albert Boulenger, August Batsch, Ferdinand Albin Pax, Eduard Friedrich Eversmann, Nicolaus Michael Oppel, and Johann Friedrich Klotzsch. After him are Heinrich von Kittlitz, Franz Nopcsa von Felső-Szilvás, Asa Gray, Amotz Zahavi, David Starr Jordan, and Petter Adolf Karsten.

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Among people born in 1830, Charles Wyville Thomson ranks 45Before him are Kálmán Tisza, Henry Bird, Ivan Larionov, Otto Lesser, Albert Günther, and Clements Markham. After him are Harriet Lane, Marianne North, James G. Blaine, Karolina Světlá, John Moresby, and Oliver Otis Howard. Among people deceased in 1882, Charles Wyville Thomson ranks 54Before him are Konstantin Petrovich von Kaufmann, James Challis, Carl Robert Jakobson, Giovanni Lanza, Theodor Kullak, and Ernest Courtot de Cissey. After him are William Shanks, Henry Cole, William Harrison Ainsworth, James Spriggs Payne, Richard Henry Dana Jr., and Edward Bouverie Pusey.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Wyville Thomson ranks 2,589 out of 5,347Before him are Philippa Foot (1920), Mary Renault (1905), William Lawes (1602), Roy Harper (1941), Charles Winslow (1888), and Rachel Ward (1957). After him are George Albert Smith (1864), Chiwetel Ejiofor (1977), Neil Bartlett (1932), William Shanks (null), Thomas Morley (1557), and Tony Cragg (1949).