John Murray

1841 - 1914

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Sir John Murray (3 March 1841 – 16 March 1914) was a pioneering British oceanographer, marine biologist and limnologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Murray has received more than 54,733 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). John Murray is the 482nd most popular biologist (down from 468th in 2019), the 215th most popular biography from Canada (down from 176th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Biologist.

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Among biologists, John Murray ranks 482 out of 844Before him are Oswald Heer, George Arnott Walker-Arnott, Paul Bert, Ernst Rudolf von Trautvetter, Arthur Cronquist, and Achille Richard. After him are Johann Friedrich Meckel, Alfred Newton, André Marie Constant Duméril, Johann Jakob Heckel, Peter Artedi, and Jules Émile Planchon.

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Among people born in 1841, John Murray ranks 58Before him are Elfrida Andrée, Joseph Henry Blackburne, Carl Robert Jakobson, Carl Tausig, Vasily Klyuchevsky, and Tang Jingsong. After him are Antonio Pacinotti, John Fisher, 1st Baron Fisher, Laza Kostić, Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta, Hugo Gyldén, and Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.. Among people deceased in 1914, John Murray ranks 72Before him are Pyotr Nesterov, Prince Maurice of Battenberg, Adlai Stevenson I, Simon Bolivar Buckner, Koos de la Rey, and Amélie Lundahl. After him are Dimitrie Sturdza, Robert Hugh Benson, Richard Heuberger, Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem, Ellen Axson Wilson, and Pierre Souvestre.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, John Murray ranks 215 out of 1,130Before him are Jessalyn Gilsig (1971), Edge (1973), Jeff Wall (1946), Viola Desmond (1914), Chris Benoit (1967), and Gabrielle Roy (1909). After him are Alfred Aho (1941), Roger Spottiswoode (1945), Oliver Platt (1960), Robbie Robertson (1943), Raymond Massey (1896), and Patrick J. Adams (1981).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Canada

Among biologists born in Canada, John Murray ranks 2Before him are Ralph M. Steinman (1943). After him are David Suzuki (1936), Robert H. MacArthur (1930), Peter Watts (1958), Severn Cullis-Suzuki (1979), and Alice Eastwood (1859).