Clarke Abel

1780 - 1826

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Clarke Abel (5 September 1780 – 24 November 1826) was a British surgeon and naturalist. The standard author abbreviation C. Abel is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name.He accompanied Lord Amherst on his mission to China in 1816-17 as the embassy's chief medical officer and naturalist, on the recommendation of Sir Joseph Banks. The mission was Britain's second unsuccessful attempt to establish diplomatic relations with China and involved travelling to the Beijing and the famous botanical gardens of Fa Tee (Huadi) near Canton (Fangcun District). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clarke Abel has received more than 16,026 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Clarke Abel is the 291st most popular physician (up from 302nd in 2019), the 1,605th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,699th in 2019) and the 27th most popular British Physician.

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Among physicians, Clarke Abel ranks 291 out of 509Before him are Realdo Colombo, Leonid Kulik, William Osler, Thomas Szasz, Robert Lefkowitz, and Wilhelm Fliess. After him are William Chester Minor, Pierre Paul Émile Roux, Leopold Auenbrugger, Joseph Škoda, Antoine Louis, and Carlos Finlay.

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Among people born in 1780, Clarke Abel ranks 17Before him are Jernej Kopitar, Karl Nesselrode, Ranjit Singh, Princess Henriette of Nassau-Weilburg, Bernardino Rivadavia, and Charles Maturin. After him are Tudor Vladimirescu, Alexandre Deschapelles, Hinrich Lichtenstein, Georgios Karaiskakis, Conradin Kreutzer, and Élie, duc Decazes. Among people deceased in 1826, Clarke Abel ranks 24Before him are Johann Elert Bode, Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga, Franz Danzi, Johann Baptist von Spix, François-Joseph Talma, and Jean Lafitte. After him are Johann Peter Hebel, Marie-Guillemine Benoist, John Flaxman, Georg Franz Hoffmann, Shaykh Ahmad, and Fyodor Rostopchin.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Clarke Abel ranks 1,605 out of 6,924Before him are Stephen Langton (1150), Anthony Blunt (1907), Wendy Hiller (1912), Francis Rossi (1949), Eileen Essell (1922), and Havelock Ellis (1859). After him are Geoff Hurst (1941), Dixie Dean (1907), John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester (1647), Thomas Arnold (1795), Lord Guildford Dudley (1536), and Jimmy Savile (1926).

Among PHYSICIANS In United Kingdom

Among physicians born in United Kingdom, Clarke Abel ranks 27Before him are Thomas Addison (1793), James Black (1924), Lorna Wing (1928), Thomas Sydenham (1624), Robert Darwin (1766), and William Cullen (1710). After him are James Braid (1795), John Latham (1740), Sir William Bowman, 1st Baronet (1816), William Bayliss (1860), Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (1836), and Harry Seeley (1839).