Eduard Suess

1831 - 1914

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Eduard Suess (German: [ˈeːduaʁt zyːs]; 20 August 1831 – 26 April 1914) was an Austrian geologist and an expert on the geography of the Alps. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Suess has received more than 196,420 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Eduard Suess is the 10th most popular geologist (up from 11th in 2019), the 618th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 621st in 2019) and the 4th most popular British Geologist.

Eduard Suess is most famous for his work in geology. His most important work is his book "The Face of the Earth."

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Among geologists, Eduard Suess ranks 10 out of 90Before him are Nicolas Steno, Charles Lyell, Inge Lehmann, Andrija Mohorovičić, Mary Anning, and James Hutton. After him are Friedrich Mohs, Francis Beaufort, Vasily Dokuchaev, Abraham Gottlob Werner, William Smith, and Beno Gutenberg.

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Among people born in 1831, Eduard Suess ranks 15Before him are Richard Dedekind, Cheoljong of Joseon, Savitribai Phule, Leo von Caprivi, Naser al-Din Shah Qajar, and Johann Martin Schleyer. After him are Joseph Joachim, Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, Victorien Sardou, Albert Anker, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, and Nikolai Leskov. Among people deceased in 1914, Eduard Suess ranks 18Before him are Jean Jaurès, Ismail Gaspirali, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, August Weismann, August Macke, and Georges Picquart. After him are Ambrose Bierce, Maximilian von Spee, Alexander Samsonov, Alphonse Bertillon, Charles Péguy, and Alfred Thayer Mahan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eduard Suess ranks 618 out of 8,785Before him are Nigel Mansell (1953), Brian Epstein (1934), Robert II of Scotland (1316), Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), John le Carré (1931), and Bryan Ferry (1945). After him are Tony Buzan (1942), Tilda Swinton (1960), Jerome K. Jerome (1859), Edgar Wallace (1875), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), and Chris Norman (1950).

Among GEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among geologists born in United Kingdom, Eduard Suess ranks 4Before him are Charles Lyell (1797), Mary Anning (1799), and James Hutton (1726). After him are William Smith (1769), Gideon Mantell (1790), William Buckland (1784), Adam Sedgwick (1785), Arthur Holmes (1890), John Phillips (1800), Henry Clifton Sorby (1826), and Joseph Thomson (1858).