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 159,093 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Eduard Suess is the 10th most popular geologist (up from 11th in 2019), the 621st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 607th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular 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 59Before him are Charles Lyell, Inge Lehmann, Milutin Milanković, James Hutton, Andrija Mohorovičić, and Friedrich Mohs. After him are Francis Beaufort, Vasily Dokuchaev, Beno Gutenberg, Abraham Gottlob Werner, William Smith, and Ignacy Domeyko.

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Among people born in 1831, Eduard Suess ranks 14Before him are James A. Garfield, Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Caprivi, Richard Dedekind, Savitribai Phule, and Naser al-Din Shah Qajar. After him are Joseph Joachim, Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria, Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia, Johann Martin Schleyer, Adelaide of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg, and Albert Anker. Among people deceased in 1914, Eduard Suess ranks 18Before him are Jean Jaurès, Georg Trakl, Ismail Gaspirali, August Macke, Maximilian von Spee, and Eugen Böhm von Bawerk. After him are Ambrose Bierce, Alphonse Bertillon, Alexander Samsonov, Georges Picquart, Alfred Thayer Mahan, and Joseph Chamberlain.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eduard Suess ranks 621 out of 7,765Before him are Jonathan Pryce (1947), Tilda Swinton (1960), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), John Buchan (1875), Offa of Mercia (800), and Philip Miller (1691). After him are Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897), Robert Peel (1788), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), Bill Nighy (1949), Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596), and Julian Huxley (1887).

Among GEOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among geologists born in United Kingdom, Eduard Suess ranks 3Before him are Charles Lyell (1797) 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), William Nicol (1770), Henry Clifton Sorby (1826), and Joseph Thomson (1858).