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John Claudius Loudon

1783 - 1843

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John Claudius Loudon (8 April 1783 – 14 December 1843) was a Scottish botanist, garden designer and author. He was the first to use the term arboretum in writing to refer to a garden of plants, especially trees, collected for the purpose of scientific study. The standard author abbreviation Loudon is used to indicate this person as the author when citing a botanical name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Claudius Loudon has received more than 64,321 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). John Claudius Loudon is the 790th most popular biologist (down from 632nd in 2019), the 4,344th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,258th in 2019) and the 136th most popular British Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, John Claudius Loudon ranks 790 out of 844. Before him are Robert Ridgway, Peter Ascanius, Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim, William Bartram, Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, and Mark Catesby. After him are Walter Buller, Robert Weinberg, Charles Wallace Richmond, Elliott Coues, Anne McLaren, and Lancelot Hogben.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1783, John Claudius Loudon ranks 35Before him are Domingo Caycedo, Frédéric de Lafresnaye, Vicente Rocafuerte, Giovanni Berchet, Hannah Van Buren, and Pedro Gual Escandón.  Among people deceased in 1843, John Claudius Loudon ranks 31Before him are Domingo Caycedo, Friedrich von Adelung, John Armstrong Jr., Washington Allston, Josep Bonaplata i Corriol, and José María Queipo de Llano, 7th Count of Toreno.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Claudius Loudon ranks 4,344 out of 6,924. Before him are Eddie Jobson (1955), Bernard Bosanquet (1848), Ronald Drever (1931), Colin Groves (1942), Trent Alexander-Arnold (1998), and Mark Catesby (1683). After him are James Allison (1968), Talulah Riley (1985), Davey Boy Smith (1962), Henry De la Beche (1796), Stuart Baird (1947), and Stephen Wiltshire (1974).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, John Claudius Loudon ranks 136Before him are William Yarrell (1784), Francis Walker (1809), Archibald Menzies (1754), George Montagu (1751), William Kirby (1759), and Mark Catesby (1683). After him are Anne McLaren (1927), Lancelot Hogben (1895), Thomas Pennant (1726), David Lack (1910), Edward Lhuyd (1660), and George Don (1798).