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Franz Xaver von Wulfen

1728 - 1805

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Franz Xaver Freiherr von Wulfen (5 November 1728 – 17 March 1805) was an Austrian botanist, zoologist, mineralogist, alpinist, and Jesuit priest. He is credited with discovering the flowering plants Wulfenia carinthiaca, Saxifraga moschata, and Stellaria bulbosa. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Xaver von Wulfen has received more than 18,498 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Franz Xaver von Wulfen is the 413th most popular biologist (up from 802nd in 2019), the 156th most popular biography from Serbia (up from 252nd in 2019) and the most popular Serbian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Franz Xaver von Wulfen ranks 413 out of 841Before him are James P. Allison, Félix Vicq-d'Azyr, Georg Franz Hoffmann, Giuseppe Acerbi, Alexander Braun, and Otto Friedrich Müller. After him are Auguste Chevalier, Harald Sverdrup, Johann Hedwig, Oscar Hertwig, Henri Ernest Baillon, and Imre Frivaldszky.

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Among people born in 1728, Franz Xaver von Wulfen ranks 24Before him are Oliver Goldsmith, John Hunter, Matthew Boulton, Johann Adam Hiller, Carlo Allioni, and Johann Andreas Stein. After him are Hiraga Gennai, Maria Angela Ardinghelli, John Wilkinson, José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca, Ivan Polzunov, and Johann Gerhard König. Among people deceased in 1805, Franz Xaver von Wulfen ranks 20Before him are Aloys I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Nicolas-Jacques Conté, Conrad Moench, Pehr Osbeck, William Petty, 2nd Earl of Shelburne, and Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée. After him are Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti, Manuel Maria Barbosa du Bocage, Thomas Wedgwood, John Robison, Mihály Csokonai, and Prince William Henry, Duke of Gloucester and Edinburgh.

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In Serbia

Among people born in Serbia, Franz Xaver von Wulfen ranks 156 out of 564Before him are Bora Kostić (1930), Paja Jovanović (1859), Stojan Protić (1857), Sava II (1199), Ivan Bek (1909), and Petar Živković (1879). After him are Nikola Karabatić (1984), Stojan Novaković (1842), Dragoljub Ojdanić (1941), Uroš Predić (1857), Vetranio (300), and Milena Pavlović-Barili (1909).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Serbia

Among biologists born in Serbia, Franz Xaver von Wulfen ranks 1