Elizabeth Gertrude Britton

1858 - 1934

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Elizabeth Gertrude Britton (née Knight) (January 9, 1858 – February 25, 1934) was an American botanist, bryologist, and educator. She and her husband, Nathaniel Lord Britton played a significant role in the fundraising and creation of the New York Botanical Garden. She was a co-founder of the predecessor to the American Bryological and Lichenological Society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elizabeth Gertrude Britton has received more than 29,166 page views. Her biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Elizabeth Gertrude Britton is the 788th most popular biologist (down from 679th in 2019), the 8,945th most popular biography from United States (down from 8,795th in 2019) and the 116th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton ranks 788 out of 844Before her are William Kirby, C. B. van Niel, Robert Ridgway, Peter Ascanius, Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim, and William Bartram. After her are Mark Catesby, John Claudius Loudon, Walter Buller, Robert Weinberg, Charles Wallace Richmond, and Elliott Coues.

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Among people born in 1858, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton ranks 111Before her are Liberty Hyde Bailey, Tom Clarke, Mary Harrison McKee, Mary Adela Blagg, Edgeworth David, and Joseph Thomson. After her are Katharine Drexel, Charles Eastman, Harry Johnston, George Lyon, Henry Watson Fowler, and Carter Glass. Among people deceased in 1934, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton ranks 131Before her are Claudio Williman, Horace Lamb, Joel Lehtonen, Emiliano González Navero, Edgeworth David, and Lowell Sherman. After her are Karl Dane, John Hamilton-Gordon, 1st Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair, Davidson Black, and Dorothy Dell.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton ranks 8,945 out of 15,968Before her are Debra Monk (1949), Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968), John Langdon (1741), Nell Arthur (1837), Aurora Snow (1981), and Dot Jones (1964). After her are Nathaniel Cartmell (1883), Howard Zieff (1927), Richard Lewis (1947), D. J. Caruso (1965), Mary L. Cleave (1947), and Jerome Biffle (1928).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton ranks 116Before her are Norman I. Platnick (1951), Frank Chapman (1864), Charles Sibley (1917), William Beebe (1877), Robert Ridgway (1850), and William Bartram (1739). After her are Robert Weinberg (1942), Charles Wallace Richmond (1868), Elliott Coues (1842), Charles B. Cory (1857), John Bartram (1699), and Wilfred Hudson Osgood (1875).