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Eugene Odum

1913 - 2002

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Eugene Pleasants Odum (September 17, 1913 – August 10, 2002) was an American biologist at the University of Georgia known for his pioneering work on ecosystem ecology. He and his brother Howard T. Odum wrote the popular ecology textbook, Fundamentals of Ecology (1953). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugene Odum has received more than 138,877 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Eugene Odum is the 306th most popular biologist (up from 398th in 2019), the 3,266th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,660th in 2019) and the 56th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Eugene Odum ranks 306 out of 841Before him are George Robert Gray, Martin Vahl, Patrick Geddes, Eugenius Warming, Johann Reinhold Forster, and Dennis Meadows. After him are Albert Günther, Robert Fortune, Anders Sparrman, Guillaume Rondelet, Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel, and Ernst Schäfer.

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Among people born in 1913, Eugene Odum ranks 127Before him are William Tolbert, Eiji Toyoda, Charles Berlitz, Malietoa Tanumafili II, Hajo Herrmann, and Edith Pargeter. After him are Albert Cossery, Motoo Tatsuhara, Tadao Horie, Alfonso López Michelsen, Alexander Kotov, and Stefan Heym. Among people deceased in 2002, Eugene Odum ranks 110Before him are Ted Williams, Joseph Luns, Dhirubhai Ambani, Waylon Jennings, Arno Peters, and Michel Henry. After him are Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Dida, Rosemary Clooney, Ruth Handler, Daniel Gélin, and Dudley Moore.

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Among people born in United States, Eugene Odum ranks 3,266 out of 18,182Before him are George M. Dallas (1792), Steve Harvey (1957), Paul Thomas Anderson (1970), Charles Addams (1912), Rebecca De Mornay (1959), and Roger Y. Tsien (1952). After him are Lars Peter Hansen (1952), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1961), Richie Ginther (1930), Dylan McDermott (1961), Tyga (1989), and Eric Roth (1945).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Eugene Odum ranks 56Before him are Joel Asaph Allen (1838), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Gregory Goodwin Pincus (1903), James Rothman (1950), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), and Dennis Meadows (1942). After him are Luther Burbank (1849), Harold E. Varmus (1939), Barry Commoner (1917), Andrew Fire (1959), Brian Kobilka (1955), and Martha Chase (1927).