George Shaw

1751 - 1813

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George Kearsley Shaw (10 December 1751 – 22 July 1813) was an English botanist and zoologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Shaw has received more than 104,792 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). George Shaw is the 141st most popular biologist (up from 155th in 2019), the 982nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 941st in 2019) and the 23rd most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, George Shaw ranks 141 out of 844Before him are Michel Adanson, J. B. S. Haldane, Sylvia Earle, Philip Sclater, Oliver Smithies, and Susumu Tonegawa. After him are Roger Guillemin, Norman Borlaug, Georg Wilhelm Steller, Hamilton O. Smith, George Wald, and Bernard Germain de Lacépède.

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Among people born in 1751, George Shaw ranks 12Before him are Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria, Ferdinand, Duke of Parma, Emanuel Schikaneder, Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia, Dmitry Bortniansky, and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange. After him are Frederica Louisa of Hesse-Darmstadt, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Clement Mary Hofbauer, Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein, Heinrich Füger, and Anders Dahl. Among people deceased in 1813, George Shaw ranks 15Before him are Jean-Andoche Junot, Christoph Martin Wieland, Jean-Baptiste Bessières, Tecumseh, Antoine-Augustin Parmentier, and Giambattista Bodoni. After him are Johann Baptist Wanhal, Johann Karl Wilhelm Illiger, Géraud Duroc, Prince Augustus Ferdinand of Prussia, Anders Gustaf Ekeberg, and Anton Graff.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Shaw ranks 982 out of 6,924Before him are Henry Royce (1863), David Hamilton (1933), Penda of Mercia (606), Charles George Gordon (1833), Jeremy Brett (1933), and Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Richmond and Somerset (1519). After him are Alasdair MacIntyre (1929), Lee Child (1954), Thomas Seymour, 1st Baron Seymour of Sudeley (1508), William Huggins (1824), Ben Cross (1947), and Aphra Behn (1640).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, George Shaw ranks 23Before him are Archibald Hill (1886), William Bateson (1861), William Carey (1761), J. B. S. Haldane (1892), Philip Sclater (1829), and Oliver Smithies (1925). After him are Anna Atkins (1799), Charles Bell (1774), George Robert Gray (1808), Martin Evans (1941), Charles Scott Sherrington (1952), and Joseph Banks (1743).