Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg

1795 - 1876

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Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (19 April 1795 – 27 June 1876) was a German naturalist, zoologist, comparative anatomist, geologist, and microscopist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg has received more than 103,386 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg is the 89th most popular biologist (down from 69th in 2019), the 853rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 651st in 2019) and the 13th most popular German Biologist.

Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg is most famous for his discovery of the bacteria that causes cholera.

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Among biologists, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg ranks 89 out of 844Before him are Carolus Clusius, Jules A. Hoffmann, Julius Richard Petri, Pierre André Latreille, Alfred Hershey, and Werner Arber. After him are Tomas Lindahl, Hugo Theorell, Carl Linnaeus the Younger, John Gurdon, Bernard Katz, and Ludwig von Bertalanffy.

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Among people born in 1795, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg ranks 14Before him are Antonio José de Sucre, Ernst Heinrich Weber, Pavel Jozef Šafárik, Gabriel Lamé, Alexander Griboyedov, and Dred Scott. After him are Saverio Mercadante, Ary Scheffer, John William Polidori, Hadji Murad, Vincent Pallotti, and Heinrich Marschner. Among people deceased in 1876, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg ranks 10Before him are George Armstrong Custer, Josephine of Leuchtenberg, Karl Ernst von Baer, Antonio López de Santa Anna, Truganini, and Catherine Labouré. After him are Marie d'Agoult, Ildefons Cerdà, Antoine Jérôme Balard, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Francesco Maria Piave, and Hristo Botev.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg ranks 853 out of 5,289Before him are Hugo Boss (1885), Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse (1868), Karl Rahner (1904), Rudolf Otto (1869), Frederick I, Elector of Brandenburg (1371), and Johannes Frießner (1892). After him are Helmut Schön (1915), Emanuel Schikaneder (1751), Philip William, Elector Palatine (1615), Bert Trautmann (1923), Gerhard von Scharnhorst (1755), and Maria of Yugoslavia (1900).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg ranks 13Before him are Hans Spemann (1869), Albrecht Kossel (1853), Ernst Mayr (1904), Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748), and Julius Richard Petri (1852). After him are Bernard Katz (1911), Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), Walther Flemming (1843), Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1942), Theodor Escherich (1857), and Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709).