Georg Wilhelm Steller

1709 - 1746

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Georg Wilhelm Steller (10 March 1709 – 14 November 1746) was a German botanist, zoologist, physician and explorer, who worked in Russia and is considered a pioneer of Alaskan natural history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Wilhelm Steller has received more than 196,134 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Georg Wilhelm Steller is the 121st most popular biologist (up from 144th in 2019), the 1,059th most popular biography from Germany (up from 1,238th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Biologist.

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Among biologists, Georg Wilhelm Steller ranks 121 out of 841Before him are Ferdinand Cohn, Norman Borlaug, Har Gobind Khorana, Coenraad Jacob Temminck, Rudolf Weigl, and Augustin Pyramus de Candolle. After him are Ralph M. Steinman, Armand David, Gaspard Bauhin, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Aimé Bonpland, and Martin Evans.

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Among people born in 1709, Georg Wilhelm Steller ranks 7Before him are Elizabeth of Russia, Julien Offray de La Mettrie, Samuel Johnson, Louise Élisabeth d'Orléans, Jacques de Vaucanson, and Wilhelmine of Prussia, Margravine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth. After him are Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Franz Benda, Gabriel Bonnot de Mably, Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Franz Xaver Richter, and Johann Georg Gmelin. Among people deceased in 1746, Georg Wilhelm Steller ranks 7Before him are Philip V of Spain, Christian VI of Denmark, Maria Teresa Rafaela of Spain, Anna Leopoldovna, Francis Hutcheson, and Colin Maclaurin. After him are Domenico Alberti, Nicolas de Largillière, Moshe Chaim Luzzatto, Johann Caspar Ferdinand Fischer, Johann Adolf II, Duke of Saxe-Weissenfels, and Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Georg Wilhelm Steller ranks 1,059 out of 6,142Before him are Johann Friedrich Overbeck (1789), Karl Ludwig Harding (1765), Princess Alexandrine of Baden (1820), Hanns Eisler (1898), Sophie Amalie of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1628), and Gabriele Münter (1877). After him are Rainer Weiss (1932), Karl von Bülow (1846), Johann Jakob Froberger (1616), Caroline of Brunswick (1768), Gerhard Herzberg (1904), and Carl Gustav Hempel (1905).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Georg Wilhelm Steller ranks 13Before him are Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Hans Spemann (1869), Peter Simon Pallas (1741), Ernst Mayr (1904), Bernard Katz (1911), and Julius Richard Petri (1852). After him are Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), Walther Flemming (1843), Theodor Escherich (1857), Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1942), Erwin Neher (1944), and Bert Sakmann (1942).