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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 70,611 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Hieronymus Bock is the 227th most popular biologist (up from 283rd in 2019), the 2,039th most popular biography from Germany (up from 2,240th in 2019) and the 34th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Hieronymus Bock ranks 227 out of 841Before him are Craig Venter, Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim, Christen C. Raunkiær, Friedrich Loeffler, Joseph Gaertner, and Pieter Boddaert. After him are James Dwight Dana, Sergei Winogradsky, Josias Braun-Blanquet, Martin Chalfie, Joy Adamson, and Otto Brunfels.

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Among people born in 1498, Hieronymus Bock ranks 12Before him are Miguel da Paz, Prince of Portugal, Andrés de Urdaneta, Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, Sophie of Pomerania, Giulio Clovio, and Andreas Osiander. After him are Jean, Cardinal of Lorraine, Moretto da Brescia, Pier Paolo Vergerio, Felix Manz, and Conrad Grebel. Among people deceased in 1554, Hieronymus Bock ranks 8Before him are Lady Jane Grey, John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, Leo Africanus, Sebastiano Serlio, João Manuel, Prince of Portugal, and Francisco Vázquez de Coronado. After him are Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk, Sibylle of Cleves, Pedro Cieza de León, Gaspara Stampa, Marcantonio Trivisan, and Moretto da Brescia.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hieronymus Bock ranks 2,039 out of 6,142Before him are Carl David Tolmé Runge (1856), Andreas Köpke (1962), Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg (1865), Landgravine Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel (1627), John Frederick II, Duke of Saxony (1529), and Wilhelm Marr (1819). After him are Albert Forster (1902), Karl Friedrich Mohr (1806), Princess Marie of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1857), Karl Eberhard Schöngarth (1903), Otto Henry, Elector Palatine (1502), and Fred Uhlman (1901).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Hieronymus Bock ranks 34Before him are Georges J. F. Köhler (1946), Willi Hennig (1913), Carl Ludwig Willdenow (1765), Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim (1771), Friedrich Loeffler (1852), and Joseph Gaertner (1732). After him are Otto Brunfels (1488), Johann Baptist von Spix (1781), Carl Correns (1864), August Grisebach (1814), Hermann Schlegel (1804), and Eduard Rüppell (1794).