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Gaspard Bauhin

1560 - 1624

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Gaspard Bauhin or Caspar Bauhin (Latin: Casparus Bauhinus; 17 January 1560 – 5 December 1624), was a Swiss botanist whose Pinax theatri botanici (1623) described thousands of plants and classified them in a manner that draws comparisons to the later binomial nomenclature of Linnaeus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaspard Bauhin has received more than 115,654 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Gaspard Bauhin is the 124th most popular biologist (up from 174th in 2019), the 105th most popular biography from Switzerland (up from 137th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swiss Biologist.

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Among biologists, Gaspard Bauhin ranks 124 out of 841Before him are Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Rudolf Weigl, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Georg Wilhelm Steller, Ralph M. Steinman, and Armand David. After him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Aimé Bonpland, Martin Evans, Edward B. Lewis, Carl Woese, and Elias Magnus Fries.

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Among people born in 1560, Gaspard Bauhin ranks 6Before him are Elizabeth Báthory, Annibale Carracci, Thomas Harriot, Jacobus Arminius, and Jan Karol Chodkiewicz. After him are Christian I, Elector of Saxony, Maximilien de Béthune, Duke of Sully, Thomas Cavendish, Anton Praetorius, Juan Sánchez Cotán, and Domenico Tintoretto. Among people deceased in 1624, Gaspard Bauhin ranks 2Before him is Jakob Böhme. After him are Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, Ahmad Sirhindi, Dirck van Baburen, Charles of Austria, Bishop of Wroclaw, Marco Antonio de Dominis, Ketevan the Martyr, Juan de Mariana, Sebastián Vizcaíno, Charles Howard, 1st Earl of Nottingham, and Francesco Contarini.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Gaspard Bauhin ranks 105 out of 876Before him are Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821), Nicholas of Flüe (1417), Hannes Meyer (1889), Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778), Germain Henri Hess (1802), and Ludwig Binswanger (1881). After him are César Ritz (1850), Albert Anker (1831), Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905), Charles Bonnet (1720), Anna Göldi (1734), and Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Two Sicilies (1867).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Switzerland

Among biologists born in Switzerland, Gaspard Bauhin ranks 5Before him are Conrad Gessner (1516), Daniel Bovet (1907), Werner Arber (1929), and Augustin Pyramus de Candolle (1778). After him are Charles Bonnet (1720), Albert von Kölliker (1817), Josias Braun-Blanquet (1884), Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart (1742), Johann Bauhin (1541), Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810), and Carl Nägeli (1817).