Josias Braun-Blanquet

1884 - 1980

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Josias Braun-Blanquet (3 August 1884 – 20 September 1980) was an influential phytosociologist and botanist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josias Braun-Blanquet has received more than 34,600 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Josias Braun-Blanquet is the 310th most popular biologist (down from 238th in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 192nd in 2019) and the 12th most popular Swiss Biologist.

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Over the past year Josias Braun-Blanquet has had the most page views in the with 3,172 views, followed by German (2,341), and French (1,589). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Egyptian Arabic (56.69%), Persian (55.40%), and Swedish (36.19%)


Among biologists, Josias Braun-Blanquet ranks 310 out of 1,097Before him are Philipp Ludwig Statius Müller, Johann Hedwig, Charles Plumier, Albert Günther, Pieter Boddaert, and Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart. After him are Lev Berg, Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Anton Reichenow, Patrick Geddes, Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre, and Otto Friedrich Müller.

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Among people born in 1884, Josias Braun-Blanquet ranks 81Before him are Claude Dornier, Anna Vyrubova, Helene Deutsch, Ferdinand von Bredow, Corrado Gini, and Rómulo Gallegos. After him are George Sarton, Philipp Frank, Tanzan Ishibashi, Axel Ljung, Gerald Gardner, and Phraya Manopakorn Nititada. Among people deceased in 1980, Josias Braun-Blanquet ranks 101Before him are Mohammed Rafi, Sergey Taboritsky, Gabriel González Videla, William Tolbert, Marie Under, and Elvira de Hidalgo. After him are Manlio Brosio, Miguel Capuccini, Rosa Albach-Retty, Shigemaru Takenokoshi, Oskar Kummetz, and Richard Chase.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Josias Braun-Blanquet ranks 238 out of 1,015Before him are Heinrich Glarean (1488), Emil Brunner (1889), Pancho Vladigerov (1899), Eugène Grasset (1845), Emma Jung (1882), and Louis of Cyprus (1436). After him are Ignazio Cassis (1961), Jean Ziegler (1934), Albert Scherrer (1908), Anton Graff (1736), Claude Nicollier (1944), and Johann Jakob Bodmer (1698).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Switzerland

Among biologists born in Switzerland, Josias Braun-Blanquet ranks 12Before him are Gaspard Bauhin (1560), Charles Bonnet (1720), Alexander Agassiz (1835), Albert von Kölliker (1817), Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart (1742), and Carl Nägeli (1817). After him are Abraham Trembley (1710), François-Alphonse Forel (1841), Pierre Edmond Boissier (1810), Johann Jakob von Tschudi (1818), Carl Meissner (1800), and Johann Bauhin (1541).