George Don

1798 - 1856

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George Don (29 April 1798 – 25 February 1856) was a Scottish botanist and plant collector. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Don has received more than 64,428 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. George Don is the 1,051st most popular biologist (down from 934th in 2019), the 6,040th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 5,389th in 2019) and the 181st most popular British Biologist.

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  • 64k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 39.41

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year George Don has had the most page views in the with 7,200 views, followed by Chinese (1,034), and Spanish (978). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (36.36%), Czech (25.60%), and Asturian (9.91%)


Among biologists, George Don ranks 1,051 out of 1,097Before him are David A. Sinclair, Carrie Derick, Rita R. Colwell, Frank Fenner, Joanne Chory, and Philippa Marrack. After him are Patricia Goldman-Rakic, Annie Montague Alexander, Philip J. Currie, Storrs L. Olson, Suzanne Cory, and Ronald M. Evans.

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Among people born in 1798, George Don ranks 60Before him are Jacques Jasmin, Christoph Gudermann, José Hilario López, Thomas Henderson, Jacques Bernard Hombron, and John Adams Dix. After him is William Edmond Logan. Among people deceased in 1856, George Don ranks 56Before him are John M. Clayton, Nicaise Auguste Desvaux, William Yarrell, Henry Hardinge, 1st Viscount Hardinge, Thomas Doughty, and John Eaton. After him is John M. Berrien.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Don ranks 6,040 out of 8,785Before him are Dorothy Mackaill (1903), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (1997), Carrie Johnson (1988), Gary Pallister (1965), Martine McCutcheon (1976), and Henry Sewell (1807). After him are Eric Bristow (1957), Bernadette Devlin McAliskey (1947), Vince Cable (1943), Alan Bush (1900), Lesley Sharp (1960), and James Marsh (1963).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, George Don ranks 181Before him are David Lack (1910), Ethelwynn Trewavas (1900), William Forsell Kirby (1844), Francis Maitland Balfour (1851), Francis Walker (1809), and Philippa Marrack (1945). After him are Frederic Moore (1830), Edward Bagnall Poulton (1856), Frederick DuCane Godman (1834), Steve Jones (1944), Jenny Clack (1947), and E. B. Ford (1901).