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 117,789 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Eugene Odum is the 398th most popular biologist (up from 407th in 2019), the 3,662nd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,321st in 2019) and the 54th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, Eugene Odum ranks 398 out of 844Before him are Carl Borivoj Presl, Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn, John Ellis, Daniel Solander, Olof Swartz, and John Hughlings Jackson. After him are Johann Gottlob Theaenus Schneider, Franz von Paula Schrank, Valerius Cordus, George Clifford III, Rudolf Jakob Camerarius, and Andrew Smith.

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Among people born in 1913, Eugene Odum ranks 142Before him are Tokutaro Ukon, Nicolas Grunitzky, George Koval, Géza Kalocsay, Maria Tănase, and Charles Helou. After him are Lilian Jackson Braun, Salvador Espriu, William P. Rogers, Gisela Mauermayer, Vicente Calderón, and Samuel Eilenberg. Among people deceased in 2002, Eugene Odum ranks 124Before him are Branko Stanković, Joseph Luns, Robert Guéï, Günter Wand, Domènec Balmanya, and André Delvaux. After him are Grote Reber, Franjo Kuharić, Leo McKern, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Herb Ritts, and Francisco Coloane.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Eugene Odum ranks 3,662 out of 15,968Before him are Anna Gunn (1968), "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959), Gary Burton (1943), James Farentino (1938), James Taylor (1948), and Kate Mulgrew (1955). After him are Marta Kauffman (1956), Tom Atkins (1935), Steve Cropper (1941), Syd Field (1935), Brock Lesnar (1977), and Sally Hemings (1773).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Eugene Odum ranks 54Before him are H. Robert Horvitz (1947), Bruce Beutler (1957), Eric F. Wieschaus (1947), Theodore Gill (1837), James Rothman (1950), and Joel Asaph Allen (1838). After him are Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Dennis Meadows (1942), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), Luther Burbank (1849), Esther Lederberg (1922), and Andrew Fire (1959).