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George Montagu

1751 - 1815

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George Montagu (1753 – 20 June 1815) was an English army officer and naturalist. He was known for his pioneering Ornithological Dictionary of 1802, which for the first time accurately defined the status of Britain's birds. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Montagu has received more than 5,685 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. George Montagu is the 840th most popular biologist (down from 779th in 2019), the 4,474th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,151st in 2019) and the 138th most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, George Montagu ranks 840 out of 841Before him are William Beebe, Gilbert White, George Engelmann, Liberty Hyde Bailey, Alister Hardy, and John Torrey. After him are C. B. van Niel, Charles Sibley, Frank Chapman, Carl Fredrik Fallén, Charles B. Cory, and John Hopfield.

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Among people born in 1751, George Montagu ranks 30Before him are Johann Heinrich Voss, Corona Schröter, Johan Henric Kellgren, John Abbot, William Roxburgh, and Henry Dearborn. After him is Benjamin Stoddert. Among people deceased in 1815, George Montagu ranks 28Before him are Francesco Bartolozzi, John Singleton Copley, William Nicholson, Benjamin Smith Barton, William Roxburgh, and Thomas Picton. After him are John Carroll, Charles Lee, and Richard Bassett.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Montagu ranks 4,474 out of 7,765Before him are Kelly Reilly (1977), Michael Winterbottom (1961), Jack Wilshere (1992), William Burges (1827), Edgeworth David (1858), and Alex Garland (1970). After him are Isabel Jeans (1891), Mark King (1958), Brian Bennett (1940), Ali Smith (1962), Simon Baron-Cohen (1958), and Andy Fraser (1952).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, George Montagu ranks 138Before him are Arthur Gardiner Butler (1844), Louis Fraser (1810), Prideaux John Selby (1788), Mark Catesby (1683), Gilbert White (1720), and Alister Hardy (1896). After him are David Douglas (1799), Charles Walter De Vis (1829), Dukinfield Henry Scott (1854), William Yarrell (1784), Bryan Sykes (1947), and Charles Tate Regan (1878).