Florence Bascom

1862 - 1945

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Florence Bascom (July 14, 1862 – June 18, 1945) was a pioneer for women as a geologist and educator in the 1800s. 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 92,871 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Florence Bascom is the 12,869th most popular politician (down from 12,273rd in 2019), the 6,968th most popular biography from United States and the 442nd most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Florence Bascom ranks 12,869 out of 15,710Before her are Ylli Bufi, Jorge Illueca, Jorge Serrano Elías, Lothar Späth, Karen Karapetyan, and Antonio Arenas. After her are Yevgeny Shevchuk, Liang Guanglie, Marco Aurelio Soto, Liam Cosgrave, Vjekoslav Bevanda, and José Luis Tejada Sorzano.

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Among people born in 1862, Florence Bascom ranks 107Before her are Ida B. Wells, Hermann Gunkel, Robert Emden, Tomitaro Makino, Antoni Lange, and Adolf Bartels. After her are Émile Coste, Andrew Fisher, Billy Hughes, Henry Slocum, Julian Byng, 1st Viscount Byng of Vimy, and Herbert Baker. Among people deceased in 1945, Florence Bascom ranks 253Before her are Giovanni Palatucci, Alexey Favorsky, Richárd Weisz, Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov, Adolf Bartels, and Maria Pawlikowska-Jasnorzewska. After her are Boris Galerkin, Hélène de Pourtalès, Søren Petersen, Mark Sandrich, Cecil Griffiths, and Charles Sands.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Florence Bascom ranks 6,968 out of 15,968Before her are Steve Forbes (1947), Christopher Cassidy (1970), Arthur Alexander (1940), John Sedgwick (1813), Kathy Acker (1947), and Miguel Sandoval (1951). After her are Justin Hartley (1977), Seán Patrick O'Malley (1944), Christina Milian (1981), Lee Ranaldo (1956), Zach McGowan (1980), and David Graeber (1961).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Florence Bascom ranks 442Before her are Stephen Allen Benson (1816), Robert Bacon (1860), Samuel J. Tilden (1814), Mark Esper (1964), Barbara Boxer (1940), and Frances Perkins (1880). After her are Stephen Hopkins (1707), Joe Torre (1940), Harry Reid (1939), Bob Mathias (1930), William M. Tweed (1823), and Charles Lang (1902).