Jan Svatopluk Presl

1791 - 1849

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Jan Svatopluk Presl (4 September 1791 – 6 April 1849) was a Bohemian natural scientist. He was the brother of botanist Karel Bořivoj Presl (1794–1852). The Czech Botanical Society commemorated the two brothers by naming its principal publication Preslia (founded in 1914). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jan Svatopluk Presl has received more than 31,190 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jan Svatopluk Presl is the 373rd most popular biologist (down from 355th in 2019), the 312th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 189th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Czech Biologist.

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Among biologists, Jan Svatopluk Presl ranks 373 out of 844Before him are George Robert Waterhouse, Julius von Sachs, Karl Eichwald, Eugen Fischer, Wilhelm Roux, and Georg Joseph Kamel. After him are James Rothman, Ernst von Glasersfeld, Jacques Loeb, Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Adrien-Henri de Jussieu, and Alexander Braun.

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Among people born in 1791, Jan Svatopluk Presl ranks 24Before him are Friedrich Parrot, Ferdinand Hérold, Alexandros Mavrokordatos, Anne Lister, Sergey Aksakov, and Louis Visconti. After him are Ángel de Saavedra, 3rd Duke of Rivas, Friedrich von Gärtner, Alexis Thérèse Petit, Theodor Körner, William Elford Leach, and Johan Ludvig Heiberg. Among people deceased in 1849, Jan Svatopluk Presl ranks 37Before him are Grand Duchess Alexandra Alexandrovna of Russia, William Etty, Conradin Kreutzer, Thomas Robert Bugeaud, Jacques-Laurent Agasse, and Carlo Rossi. After him are Archduke Ferdinand Karl Viktor of Austria-Este, Dolley Madison, Filippo Paulucci, Marc Isambard Brunel, Goffredo Mameli, and Andrés Manuel del Río.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Jan Svatopluk Presl ranks 312 out of 839Before him are Dominik Duka (1943), Svatopluk Pluskal (1930), Václav Tomášek (1774), Josef Škvorecký (1924), Josef Suk (1929), and Georg Joseph Kamel (1661). After him are František Brixi (1732), Ladislav Adamec (1926), Vladivoj, Duke of Bohemia (981), Tom Stoppard (1937), František Tomášek (1899), and Franz Krommer (1759).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Czechia

Among biologists born in Czechia, Jan Svatopluk Presl ranks 5Before him are Gregor Mendel (1822), Heinrich Wilhelm Schott (1794), Rudolf Weigl (1883), and Georg Joseph Kamel (1661). After him are Carl Borivoj Presl (1794), Kaspar Maria von Sternberg (1761), Josephine Kablick (1787), Karel Domin (1882), and Ferdinand Albin Pax (1858).