Florence Bascom

1862 - 1945

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Florence Bascom (July 14, 1862 – June 18, 1945) was an American pioneer for women as a geologist and educator. Bascom became an anomaly in the 19th century when she earned two bachelor's degrees. Earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1882, and a Bachelor of Science in 1884 both at the University of Wisconsin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Florence Bascom has received more than 120,320 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Florence Bascom is the 13,549th most popular politician (down from 13,529th in 2019), the 5,778th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,552nd in 2019) and the 371st most popular American Politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 120k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 49.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 23

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.56

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Florence Bascoms by language

Over the past year Florence Bascom has had the most page views in the with 11,184 views, followed by Spanish (3,226), and Portuguese (2,183). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Swedish (81.34%), Welsh (54.75%), and Malayalam (53.50%)


Among politicians, Florence Bascom ranks 13,549 out of 19,576Before her are Gnaeus Domitius Calvinus, Bogdan Borusewicz, Vasundhara Raje, Michael Ignatieff, Thomas Stanley, 1st Earl of Derby, and Federico Laredo Brú. After her are Atef Ebeid, Anatoliy Zlenko, Ahmed Bahnini, Milan Jelić, Carlos Prío Socarrás, and Filippos Karvelas.

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Among people born in 1862, Florence Bascom ranks 118Before her are Émile Coste, John R. Commons, Damrong Rajanubhab, Ida B. Wells, Theodor Fischer, and Maironis. After her are Meliton Balanchivadze, M. R. James, Moriz Rosenthal, Milenko Radomar Vesnić, Stanisław Narutowicz, and Jules Renkin. Among people deceased in 1945, Florence Bascom ranks 272Before her are Eugen Bolz, Yu Dafu, Richard Beer-Hofmann, Osip Brik, Reynold A. Nicholson, and Maurice Sachs. After her are Nikolay Bogdanov-Belsky, José María Moncada, Friedrich, Prince of Wied, Harry Daghlian, Sarala Devi Chaudhurani, and El-Registan.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Bascom ranks 5,778 out of 20,380Before her are George Pickett (1825), Frederic Rzewski (1938), Wesley Clair Mitchell (1874), Marcia Wallace (1942), Jean Shiley (1911), and Rooney Mara (1985). After her are Jennifer Capriati (1976), Godfrey Reggio (1940), Kenneth Appel (1932), Krista Allen (1971), Sylvester (1947), and Dick Powell (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Florence Bascom ranks 371Before her are Eliza McCardle Johnson (1810), Eric Shinseki (1942), Vince Lombardi (1913), Sally Yates (1960), Daniel Bashiel Warner (1815), and Stephen F. Austin (1793). After her are Kenneth Arnold (1915), Salmon P. Chase (1808), Black Kettle (1803), Jon Huntsman Jr. (1960), Juan Trippe (1899), and Joe Lieberman (1942).