Ivan Lepyokhin

1740 - 1802

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Ivan Ivanovich Lepyokhin (Иван Иванович Лепёхин; 21 September [O.S. 10 September] 1740, in Saint Petersburg – 18 April [O.S. 6 April] 1802, in Saint Petersburg) was a Russian naturalist, zoologist, botanist and explorer. He began his studies in the Academy of Sciences of Saint-Petersburg and gained his doctorate at faculty of medicine of the University of Strasbourg. In 1768 he explored the Volga region and the Caspian Sea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Lepyokhin has received more than 6,268 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ivan Lepyokhin is the 751st most popular biologist (down from 630th in 2019), the 1,633rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,370th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Russian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Ivan Lepyokhin ranks 751 out of 844Before him are George Ord, Herbert Giles, Robert Trivers, Charles Horton Peck, Sam Harris, and Thomas Hardwicke. After him are Curt Backeberg, Samuel Garman, John Torrey, Charles Tate Regan, Liberty Hyde Bailey, and John Kunkel Small.

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Among people born in 1740, Ivan Lepyokhin ranks 25Before him are John Latham, Leopold III, Duke of Anhalt-Dessau, Anders Johan Lexell, Johan Tobias Sergel, Princess Ernestine of Saxe-Weimar, and Johan Andreas Murray. After him are John Sullivan, Samuel Arnold, and Alexander Martin. Among people deceased in 1802, Ivan Lepyokhin ranks 26Before him are August Batsch, Thomas Girtin, Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix, Ivan Argunov, Pedro Rodríguez, Count of Campomanes, and Charles Leclerc. After him are Daniel Morgan and Samuel Arnold.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ivan Lepyokhin ranks 1,633 out of 2,688Before him are Andrey Lavrov (1962), Leonid Shamkovich (1923), Boris Kuznetsov (1928), Vytenis Andriukaitis (1951), Alexei Kasatonov (1959), and Valeri Tokarev (1952). After him are Denis Cheryshev (1990), Vladimir Belousov (1946), Zedd (1989), Leonid Sobinov (1872), Aksel Berg (1893), and Svetlana Kuznetsova (1985).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Russia

Among biologists born in Russia, Ivan Lepyokhin ranks 18Before him are Philipp Johann Ferdinand Schur (1799), Kliment Timiryazev (1843), Franz Meyen (1804), Edwin Klebs (1834), Alexei Fedchenko (1844), and Johann Friedrich Adam (1780).