Frédéric Cuvier

1773 - 1838

Frédéric Cuvier

Georges-Frédéric Cuvier (28 June 1773, Montbéliard, Doubs – 24 July 1838, Strasbourg) was a French zoologist and paleontologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frédéric Cuvier has received more than 36,914 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 249th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Frédéric Cuvier ranks 249 out of 686Before him are Craig Venter, Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich, Friedrich Parrot, Ludwik Fleck, Michael Rosbash, and John Gould. After him are Joy Adamson, Carl Nägeli, Oldfield Thomas, Martin Chalfie, Wilder Penfield, and Rupert Sheldrake.

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Among people born in 1773, Frédéric Cuvier ranks 21Before him are Henri Gatien Bertrand, Tokugawa Ienari, Jean Charles Léonard de Sismondi, Robert Surcouf, Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder, and Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex. After him are Étienne Maurice Gérard, George Cayley, Giuseppe Acerbi, Prince Louis Charles of Prussia, Ioannis Kolettis, and Josef Jungmann. Among people deceased in 1838, Frédéric Cuvier ranks 14Before him are Bernard Courtois, Ivan Kotliarevsky, Bernhard Crusell, Johann Nepomuk Maelzel, Antoine Isaac Silvestre de Sacy, and Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest. After him are Charles Percier, René Caillié, José Bonifácio de Andrada, Joseph Lancaster, Black Hawk, and William Clark.

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In France

Among people born in France, Frédéric Cuvier ranks 2,020 out of 4,109Before him are Joan, Duchess of Brittany (1324), Jacques-Nicolas Billaud-Varenne (1756), Théophile Delcassé (1852), Étienne Balibar (1942), Maurice Papon (1910), and Joseph Joffo (1931). After him are Pierre Nora (1931), Jean-Marie Guyau (1854), Sacha Distel (1933), Yann Tiersen (1970), Michel Leiris (1901), and Françoise Dolto (1908).