Hieronymus Bock

1498 - 1554

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Hieronymus Bock (Latinised Hieronymus Tragus; c. 1498 – 21 February 1554) was a German botanist, physician, and Lutheran minister who began the transition from medieval botany to the modern scientific worldview by arranging plants by their relation or resemblance. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hieronymus Bock has received more than 54,964 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Hieronymus Bock is the 283rd most popular biologist (down from 210th in 2019), the 2,240th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,493rd in 2019) and the 55th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Hieronymus Bock ranks 283 out of 844Before him are Josias Braun-Blanquet, Fritz Müller, Ian Wilmut, Morten Thrane Brünnich, Josif Pančić, and Ernst Schäfer. After him are Martha Chase, Charles Plumier, Motoo Kimura, Nicolaas Laurens Burman, Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, and Odoardo Beccari.

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Among people born in 1498, Hieronymus Bock ranks 12Before him are Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal, Andrés de Urdaneta, Sophie of Pomerania, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Giulio Clovio, and Andreas Osiander. After him are Moretto da Brescia and Conrad Grebel. Among people deceased in 1554, Hieronymus Bock ranks 9Before him are John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Leo Africanus, Sebastiano Serlio, Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, and Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk. After him are Pedro Cieza de León, Moretto da Brescia, Sibylle of Cleves, Marcantonio Trivisan, Thomas Wyatt the Younger, and Islam Shah Suri.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hieronymus Bock ranks 2,240 out of 5,289Before him are Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen (1861), Ernst Schäfer (1910), Max Pauly (1907), Ludolf von Alvensleben (1901), Bruno Loerzer (1891), and Christian I, Count Palatine of Birkenfeld-Bischweiler (1598). After him are Bodo Illgner (1967), Gottfried von Cramm (1909), Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths (1759), Judith Kerr (1923), Claude Dornier (1884), and Hans Berger (1873).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Hieronymus Bock ranks 55Before him are Johann Friedrich von Brandt (1802), August Grisebach (1814), Carl Correns (1864), Wilhelm Peters (1815), Fritz Müller (1822), and Ernst Schäfer (1910). After him are Heinrich Anton de Bary (1831), Conrad Moench (1744), Oscar Hertwig (1849), Eduard Rüppell (1794), Georg August Goldfuss (1782), and Georg Franz Hoffmann (1760).