Edmond Albius

1829 - 1880

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Edmond Albius (1829 – 9 August 1880) was a horticulturalist from Réunion. Born into slavery, Albius became an important figure in the cultivation of vanilla. At the age of 12, he invented a technique for pollinating vanilla orchids quickly and profitably. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edmond Albius has received more than 216,029 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Edmond Albius is the 430th most popular biologist, the 7th most popular biography from Réunion and the most popular Biologist.

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Among biologists, Edmond Albius ranks 430 out of 844Before him are Philipp Ludwig Statius Müller, William Speirs Bruce, George Prideaux Robert Harris, Ivan Martinov, Elmer Drew Merrill, and Alphonse Milne-Edwards. After him are Luther Burbank, Francis Darwin, William Jackson Hooker, Hugo von Mohl, Jacob Georg Agardh, and Henri Cassini.

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Among people born in 1829, Edmond Albius ranks 37Before him are Elwin Bruno Christoffel, Prince William of Baden, Antonio Guzmán Blanco, Konrad Duden, Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg, and Louis Moreau Gottschalk. After him are Laura Bridgman, Jean Dufresne, Allan Octavian Hume, Mikayel Nalbandian, Carl Schurz, and Graziadio Isaia Ascoli. Among people deceased in 1880, Edmond Albius ranks 34Before him are Alphonse Pénaud, Jules Favre, Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, Duke of Caxias, Karl Friedrich Lessing, August Karl von Goeben, and Arthur Morin. After him are Benjamin Peirce, Peter Wilhelm Lund, Jules Antoine Lissajous, Lucretia Mott, Francis de Laporte de Castelnau, and Nils Johan Andersson.

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In Réunion

Among people born in Réunion, Edmond Albius ranks 7 out of 15Before him are Michel Houellebecq (1956), Roland Garros (1888), Leconte de Lisle (1818), Ambroise Vollard (1866), Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais (1796), and Raymond Barre (1924). After him are Évariste de Parny (1753), Dimitri Payet (1987), Guillaume Hoarau (1984), Jackson Richardson (1969), Florent Sinama Pongolle (1984), and Daniel Narcisse (1979).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Réunion

Among biologists born in Réunion, Edmond Albius ranks 1