BIOLOGIST

Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck

1776 - 1858

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Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck (14 February 1776 – 16 March 1858) was a prolific German botanist, physician, zoologist, and natural philosopher. He was a contemporary of Goethe and was born within the lifetime of Linnaeus. He described approximately 7,000 plant species (almost as many as Linnaeus himself). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck has received more than 41,164 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck is the 325th most popular biologist (down from 310th in 2019), the 2,433rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,016th in 2019) and the 67th most popular German Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck ranks 325 out of 844Before him are Michael Rosbash, Albert Günther, Harald Sverdrup, Princess Therese of Bavaria, Erik Acharius, and Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach. After him are William Aiton, H. Robert Horvitz, Johann Jakob von Tschudi, Georg Ossian Sars, Johann Hedwig, and Carl Alexander Clerck.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1776, Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck ranks 20Before him are Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński, Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este, Peter Barlow, Jean Lafitte, Vasily Tropinin, and Lady Hester Stanhope. After him are Karl Friedrich Burdach, Vasily Golovnin, Friedrich Stromeyer, Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus, Bernardino Drovetti, and Joseph Görres. Among people deceased in 1858, Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck ranks 32Before him are Felice Orsini, Mustafa Reşid Pasha, Nimatullah Kassab, Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden, Johann Baptist Cramer, and Rachel Félix. After him are Sigismund von Neukomm, Charles-Louis Havas, Valentín Gómez Farías, Joseph Paul Gaimard, Julius Reubke, and Princess Emma of Anhalt-Bernburg-Schaumburg-Hoym.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck ranks 2,433 out of 5,289Before him are Erwin Jaenecke (1890), Henry V, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1489), Norbert Blüm (1935), Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1823), Friedrich Spee (1591), and Ernest, Count of Lippe-Biesterfeld (1842). After him are Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt (1722), Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt (1723), Rolf Carls (1885), Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus (1772), Erich Ribbeck (1937), and Walter Heitler (1904).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck ranks 67Before him are Georg Franz Hoffmann (1760), Joseph Gaertner (1732), Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst (1743), Albert Günther (1830), Princess Therese of Bavaria (1850), and Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1823). After him are Theodor Boveri (1862), Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper (1742), Karl Koch (1809), Heinrich Kuhl (1797), Eugen Fischer (1874), and Wilhelm Roux (1850).