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Johann Georg Gmelin

1709 - 1755

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Johann Georg Gmelin (8 August 1709 – 20 May 1755) was a German naturalist, botanist and geographer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Georg Gmelin has received more than 37,535 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Johann Georg Gmelin is the 39th most popular geographer (down from 34th in 2019), the 1,966th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,832nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular German Geographer.

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Among geographers, Johann Georg Gmelin ranks 39 out of 67Before him are Jodocus Hondius, Vincenzo Coronelli, Willem Blaeu, Alfred Hettner, Artemidorus Ephesius, and Jovan Cvijić. After him are Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, Otto Nordenskjöld, Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d'Anville, Marie Tharp, Inō Tadataka, and Richard Hartshorne.

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Among people born in 1709, Johann Georg Gmelin ranks 13Before him are Georg Wilhelm Steller, Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Franz Benda, Gabriel Bonnot de Mably, Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, and Franz Xaver Richter. After him are Tokugawa Ietsugu, Alexei Razumovsky, Charles de Brosses, Giovanni Domenico Maraldi, John Cleland, and Étienne de Silhouette. Among people deceased in 1755, Johann Georg Gmelin ranks 7Before him are Montesquieu, Gerard Majella, Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, Francesco Durante, Joseph Bodin de Boismortier, and Princess Albertina Frederica of Baden-Durlach. After him are Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Johann Georg Pisendel, Philipp Stamma, Stepan Krasheninnikov, Edward Braddock, and Augustus Louis, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Johann Georg Gmelin ranks 1,966 out of 6,142Before him are Walter Heitz (1878), Prince Albert of Prussia (1837), Hermann Samuel Reimarus (1694), Friedrich Naumann (1860), Christoph Probst (1919), and Friedrich Wieck (1785). After him are Hans-Hermann Hoppe (1949), Franz Ernst Neumann (1798), Theodor Lipps (1851), Louis VI, Elector Palatine (1539), Louis IV, Elector Palatine (1424), and Gottfried Silbermann (1683).

Among GEOGRAPHERS In Germany

Among geographers born in Germany, Johann Georg Gmelin ranks 7Before him are Alexander von Humboldt (1769), Carl Ritter (1779), Martin Waldseemüller (1470), Sebastian Münster (1488), Albrecht Penck (1858), and Alfred Hettner (1859). After him are Hans Meyer (1858), Adolf Stieler (1775), and Anton Friedrich Büsching (1724).