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Ignacy Domeyko

1802 - 1889

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Ignacy Domeyko or Domejko or Domeika, pseudonym: Żegota (Spanish: Ignacio Domeyko, Spanish pronunciation: [iɣˈnasjo ðoˈmejko]; 31 July 1802 – 23 January 1889) was a Polish geologist, mineralogist, educator, and founder of the University of Santiago, in Chile. Domeyko spent most of his life, and died, in his adopted country, Chile. After a youth passed in partitioned Poland, Domeyko participated in the Polish–Russian War 1830–31. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ignacy Domeyko has received more than 59,256 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Ignacy Domeyko is the 16th most popular geologist (up from 18th in 2019), the 49th most popular biography from Belarus (up from 52nd in 2019) and the most popular Belarusian Geologist.

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Among geologists, Ignacy Domeyko ranks 16 out of 59Before him are Eduard Suess, Francis Beaufort, Vasily Dokuchaev, Beno Gutenberg, Abraham Gottlob Werner, and William Smith. After him are Gideon Mantell, Christian Leopold von Buch, Giuseppe Mercalli, John Tuzo Wilson, Jean-André Deluc, and Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu.

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Among people born in 1802, Ignacy Domeyko ranks 20Before him are Pavel Nakhimov, Louis-Eugène Cavaignac, Husein Gradaščević, Nikolaus Lenau, Charlotte Bonaparte, and Hermann Goldschmidt. After him are Alcide d'Orbigny, Charles Auguste de Bériot, Carl Ritter von Ghega, Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire, Frederick William, Elector of Hesse, and Harriet Martineau. Among people deceased in 1889, Ignacy Domeyko ranks 25Before him are Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, Robert Browning, Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges, Ion Creangă, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, and John Ericsson. After him are Gaston Planté, Princess Eugénie of Sweden, Viktor Bunyakovsky, Jules Dupré, Maria Mitchell, and Elvira Madigan.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Ignacy Domeyko ranks 49 out of 330Before him are Aleksei Antonov (1896), Marek Edelman (1922), Euphrosyne of Polotsk (1110), Otto Schmidt (1891), Vasil Bykaŭ (1924), and Yakov Zeldovich (1914). After him are Alexander Orlov (1895), Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł (1515), Shneur Zalman of Liadi (1745), Mendele Mocher Sforim (1835), Vseslav of Polotsk (1029), and Paul Baran (1926).

Among GEOLOGISTS In Belarus

Among geologists born in Belarus, Ignacy Domeyko ranks 1After him are Anna Missuna (1868).