Henri Mouhot

1826 - 1861

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Henri Mouhot (May 15, 1826 — November 10, 1861) was a French naturalist and explorer of the mid-19th century. He was born in Montbéliard, Doubs, France, near the Swiss border, but spent his childhood in Russia and, possibly, parts of Asia. He died near Naphan, Laos. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henri Mouhot has received more than 83,950 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Henri Mouhot is the 199th most popular explorer (down from 155th in 2019), the 2,406th most popular biography from France (down from 1,900th in 2019) and the 17th most popular French Explorer.

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Among explorers, Henri Mouhot ranks 199 out of 405Before him are Pedro Arias Dávila, Matthew Flinders, Ma Huan, Jim Bridger, Jan Czerski, and Jens Munk. After him are Francisco de Montejo, John Sutter, Chris McCandless, Niccolò de' Conti, Jedediah Smith, and George W. De Long.

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Among people born in 1826, Henri Mouhot ranks 24Before him are George Johnstone Stoney, Karl von Piloty, Stephen Foster, Cetshwayo kaMpande, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, and George B. McClellan. After him are Walter Bagehot, Spotted Elk, Ernst I, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, William Waddington, Karl Gegenbaur, and Princess Alexandra of Bavaria. Among people deceased in 1861, Henri Mouhot ranks 29Before him are Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Jonas Furrer, Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Nikolay Dobrolyubov. After him are John Stevens Henslow, Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov, Pierre Berthier, Eugène de Mazenod, Princess Maria Carolina of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Albert Niemann.

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Among people born in France, Henri Mouhot ranks 2,406 out of 5,234Before him are Baude Cordier (1364), Jacques de Morgan (1857), Élisabeth Depardieu (1941), Henri Desgrange (1865), Nicolas Jenson (1420), and Édouard André (1840). After him are Michel Gondry (1963), Jacques Henri Lartigue (1894), Victorine Meurent (1844), François de la Chaise (1624), René Duguay-Trouin (1673), and Laurent Fignon (1960).

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