Johann Hermann

1738 - 1800

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Johann, or Jean, Hermann, or Herrmann, (31 December 1738 in Barr, Alsace – 4 October 1800 in Strasbourg) was a French physician and naturalist. In 1769 he was appointed professor of medicine at the School of Public Health of Strasbourg, then, in 1778, professor of philosophy, before going on, in 1784, to succeed Jacob Reinbold Spielmann as chair of chemistry, natural history and materia medica. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Hermann has received more than 23,325 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Johann Hermann is the 211th most popular biologist (up from 239th in 2019), the 1,880th most popular biography from France (up from 1,965th in 2019) and the 30th most popular French Biologist.

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Among biologists, Johann Hermann ranks 211 out of 844Before him are Jérôme Lejeune, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, Friedrich Parrot, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Leland H. Hartwell, and Johann Matthäus Bechstein. After him are John Boyd Orr, Humberto Maturana, Eva Ekeblad, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, René Lesson, and Georges J. F. Köhler.

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Among people born in 1738, Johann Hermann ranks 11Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, Túpac Amaru II, Albert Casimir, Duke of Teschen, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, Thomas Abbt, and Ethan Allen. After him are Aleijadinho, William Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland, Benjamin West, Arthur Phillip, Jacques François Dugommier, and Jacques Delille. Among people deceased in 1800, Johann Hermann ranks 11Before him are Louis Desaix, Adélaïde of France, Peter von Biron, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Salawat Yulayev, and Charles Emmanuel, Prince of Carignano. After him are Lorenzo Mascheroni, George XII of Georgia, Salomon Maimon, Michał Kazimierz Ogiński, Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, and Jean-Étienne Championnet.

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In France

Among people born in France, Johann Hermann ranks 1,880 out of 5,234Before him are Philippe de Broca (1933), Jacques Cazotte (1719), Claude Alexandre de Bonneval (1675), Yves Bonnefoy (1923), Aimery of Cyprus (1172), and Margaret of Bourbon (1438). After him are Jean de Meun (1240), Pierre Reverdy (1889), Augustin Barruel (1741), Jean-Pierre Vernant (1914), Jacques Thibaud (1880), and Jean-Pierre Beltoise (1937).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Johann Hermann ranks 30Before him are Philibert Commerson (1727), Mathurin Jacques Brisson (1723), Antoine Béchamp (1816), Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777), Jérôme Lejeune (1926), and Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot (1748). After him are Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1805), René Lesson (1794), Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle (1806), Pierre Belon (1517), René Louiche Desfontaines (1750), and Charles Chamberland (1851).