Christiaan Hendrik Persoon

1761 - 1836

Christiaan Hendrik Persoon

Christiaan Hendrik Persoon (1 February 1761 – 16 November 1836) was a German mycologist who made additions to Linnaeus' mushroom taxonomy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christiaan Hendrik Persoon has received more than 43,259 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 146th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon ranks 146 out of 686Before him are Walther Flemming, Desmond Morris, E. O. Wilson, Philip Sclater, Olaus Rudbeck, and Antoine-Augustin Parmentier. After him are Armand David, Stephen Jay Gould, John James Audubon, Oliver Smithies, George Wald, and William Carey.

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Among people born in 1761, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon ranks 6Before him are Pope Pius VIII, Selim III, Marie Tussaud, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, and Jan Potocki. After him are Jean-Charles Pichegru, William Carey, Smithson Tennant, August von Kotzebue, Philippe Buonarroti, and Antoine Barnave. Among people deceased in 1836, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon ranks 19Before him are Claude-Louis Navier, James Mill, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aaron Burr, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, and Anton Reicha. After him are Maria Cristina of Savoy, William Henry, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, James Bowie, and Karel Hynek Mácha.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon ranks 21 out of 220Before him are Thabo Mbeki (1942), P. W. Botha (1916), Charlize Theron (1975), Sydney Brenner (1927), Princess Irene of Greece and Denmark (1942), and Allan MacLeod Cormack (1924). After him are Seymour Papert (1928), Jody Scheckter (1950), Jan Smuts (1870), Steve Biko (1946), Peter Abrahams (1919), and Cyril Ramaphosa (1952).

Among BIOLOGISTS In South Africa

Among biologists born in South Africa, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon ranks 3Before him are Max Theiler (1899) and Sydney Brenner (1927). After him are Austin Stevens (null) and Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer (1907).