Eduard Suess

1831 - 1914

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Eduard Suess (German: [ˈˈeːduaʁt 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 144,729 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Eduard Suess is the 11th most popular geologist, the 608th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 600th in 2019) and the 3rd 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 11 out of 60Before him are Friedrich Mohs, Milutin Milanković, James Hutton, Andrija Mohorovičić, Inge Lehmann, and Francis Beaufort. After him are Abraham Gottlob Werner, Beno Gutenberg, William Smith, Vasily Dokuchaev, Christian Leopold von Buch, and Giuseppe Mercalli.

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

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Eduard Suess ranks 608 out of 6,924Before him are John Harrison (1693), Henry Fielding (1707), Peter Finch (1916), Thomas Tallis (1502), Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet (1892), and Hugh Laurie (1959). After him are Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809), Samuel Richardson (1689), Julian Huxley (1887), John Langdon Down (1828), Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930), and Sean Bean (1959).

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), Adam Sedgwick (1785), William Nicol (1770), Arthur Holmes (1890), William Buckland (1784), Charles Lapworth (1842), Archibald Geikie (1835), and Joseph Thomson (1858).