Ernst Schäfer

1910 - 1992

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Ernst Schäfer (14 March 1910 – 21 July 1992) was a German explorer, hunter and zoologist in the 1930s, specializing in ornithology. His zoological explorations in Tibet served as a cover for his role in the German secret service. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Schäfer has received more than 113,361 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Ernst Schäfer is the 282nd most popular biologist, the 2,235th most popular biography from Germany and the 54th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Ernst Schäfer ranks 282 out of 844Before him are Michael W. Young, Josias Braun-Blanquet, Fritz Müller, Ian Wilmut, Morten Thrane Brünnich, and Josif Pančić. After him are Hieronymus Bock, Martha Chase, Charles Plumier, Motoo Kimura, Nicolaas Laurens Burman, and Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov.

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Among people born in 1910, Ernst Schäfer ranks 106Before him are Magda Olivero, Trygve Bratteli, Félix Candela, Artie Shaw, Bernard Voorhoof, and Fritz Leiber. After him are Jorge Negrete, Mary Wickes, Pavel Batitsky, Pierre Bézier, Aladár Gerevich, and Enrique Guaita. Among people deceased in 1992, Ernst Schäfer ranks 89Before him are Ajahn Chah, Néstor Almendros, James E. Webb, Camarón de la Isla, Lusine Zakaryan, and Fritz Leiber. After him are Allen Newell, Frederick William Franz, Chris McCandless, Richard Hartshorne, John G. Kemeny, and Abbas al-Musawi.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst Schäfer ranks 2,235 out of 5,289Before him are Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (1835), Fritz Müller (1822), William VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel (1682), Johannes Agricola (1494), Mario Gómez (1985), and Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen (1861). After him are Max Pauly (1907), Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901), Bruno Loerzer (1891), Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598), Hieronymus Bock (1498), and Bodo Illgner (1967).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Ernst Schäfer ranks 54Before him are Ludwig Reichenbach (1793), Johann Friedrich von Brandt (1802), August Grisebach (1814), Carl Correns (1864), Wilhelm Peters (1815), and Fritz Müller (1822). After him are Hieronymus Bock (1498), Heinrich Anton de Bary (1831), Conrad Moench (1744), Oscar Hertwig (1849), Eduard Rüppell (1794), and Georg August Goldfuss (1782).