John Graunt

1620 - 1674

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John Graunt (24 April 1620 – 18 April 1674) has been regarded as the founder of demography. Graunt was one of the first demographers, and perhaps the first epidemiologist, though by profession he was a haberdasher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Graunt has received more than 165,733 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. John Graunt is the 266th most popular mathematician (up from 278th in 2019), the 1,319th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,279th in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, John Graunt ranks 266 out of 828Before him are Émile Picard, Jacques Charles François Sturm, Ibn al-Shatir, Pierre Varignon, Hugo Steinhaus, and Georg Alexander Pick. After him are Wilhelm Ackermann, Carl David Tolmé Runge, Guo Shoujing, Abraham bar Hiyya, Hans Hahn, and Gaston Julia.

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Among people born in 1620, John Graunt ranks 11Before him are Avvakum, Jean Picard, Pierre Puget, Miklós Zrínyi, Henri Coiffier de Ruzé, Marquis of Cinq-Mars, and Abraham van Beijeren. After him are Masaniello, Nicholas Mercator, Prince Georg Friedrich of Waldeck, Johann Heinrich Schmelzer, Isabella Leonarda, and John Evelyn. Among people deceased in 1674, John Graunt ranks 7Before him are John Milton, Hyeonjong of Joseon, Philippe de Champaigne, Giacomo Carissimi, Jan Lievens, and Nicolaes Tulp. After him are Jean Chapelain, Eberhard III, Duke of Württemberg, Leonaert Bramer, Hallgrímur Pétursson, Matthias Weckmann, and Edward Hyde, 1st Earl of Clarendon.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Graunt ranks 1,319 out of 6,924Before him are M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), Julia Gillard (1961), Albert Hammond (1944), Ricky Gervais (1961), Dave Evans (1953), and John Ball (1338). After him are John Charles (1931), Andy Summers (1942), John Talbot, 1st Earl of Shrewsbury (1384), John Boorman (1933), Andrew Lincoln (1973), and Idris Elba (1972).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, John Graunt ranks 28Before him are Henry Briggs (1561), Thomas Simpson (1710), William Jones (1675), Johannes de Sacrobosco (1195), George Atwood (1745), and Robert Recorde (1512). After him are Alan Baker (1939), John Wilkins (1614), William George Horner (1786), Peter Barlow (1776), George Green (1793), and William Sealy Gosset (1876).