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Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben

1744 - 1777

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Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben (22 June 1744 – 19 August 1777) was a German naturalist from Quedlinburg. Erxleben was professor of physics and veterinary medicine at the University of Göttingen. He wrote Anfangsgründe der Naturlehre (1772) and Systema regni animalis (1777). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben has received more than 68,811 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben is the 354th most popular biologist (down from 222nd in 2019), the 2,861st most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,856th in 2019) and the 67th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben ranks 354 out of 841Before him are Luther Burbank, Princess Therese of Bavaria, Oldfield Thomas, Conrad Moench, Francis Darwin, and Francisco Hernández de Toledo. After him are Harold E. Varmus, Lucien Quélet, Kliment Timiryazev, Antoine de Jussieu, William Aiton, and Otto Kuntze.

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Among people born in 1744, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben ranks 16Before him are Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, Marianna Martines, Giacomo Quarenghi, Elbridge Gerry, and Conrad Moench. After him are Anne Vallayer-Coster, Samuel Gottlieb Gmelin, Nikolay Novikov, Johann III Bernoulli, Friedrich Ludwig Schröder, and Christian Gotthilf Salzmann. Among people deceased in 1777, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben ranks 12Before him are Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Johann Andreas Segner, Charles de Brosses, Infante Philip, Duke of Calabria, Maxim Berezovsky, and Charles-Joseph Natoire. After him are Princess Amalia of Nassau-Dietz, Bernard de Jussieu, Alexander Sumarokov, Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, Dai Zhen, and Mir Qasim.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben ranks 2,861 out of 6,142Before him are Franka Potente (1974), Conrad Moench (1744), Kevin-Prince Boateng (1987), Henry I, Margrave of the Saxon Ostmark (1070), Ludwig Rellstab (1799), and Hans von Marées (1837). After him are Ernst Wollweber (1898), Friedrich Stromeyer (1776), Johann Friedrich Agricola (1720), Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1813), Josef Fischer (1865), and Georg Herwegh (1817).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Johann Christian Polycarp Erxleben ranks 67Before him are Rudolf Jakob Camerarius (1665), Eugen Fischer (1874), Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst (1743), Carl Sigismund Kunth (1788), Princess Therese of Bavaria (1850), and Conrad Moench (1744). After him are Otto Kuntze (1843), Wilhelm Roux (1850), Ernst von Glasersfeld (1917), Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809), Lorenz Heister (1683), and Georg Eberhard Rumphius (1627).