Josif Pančić

1814 - 1888

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Josif Pančić (Serbian Cyrillic: Јосиф Панчић; April 17, 1814 – February 25, 1888) was a Serbian botanist, Doctor of Medicine, a lecturer at the Great School, the future University of Belgrade, and the first president of the Serbian Royal Academy. He extensively documented the flora of Serbia, and is credited with having classified many species of plants which were unknown to the botanical community at that time. Pančić is credited for discovering the Serbian Spruce. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Josif Pančić has received more than 45,016 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Josif Pančić is the 281st most popular biologist (up from 302nd in 2019), the 2,360th most popular biography from France (down from 95th in 2019) and the 38th most popular French Biologist.

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Among biologists, Josif Pančić ranks 281 out of 844Before him are George Smith, Michael W. Young, Josias Braun-Blanquet, Fritz Müller, Ian Wilmut, and Morten Thrane Brünnich. After him are Ernst Schäfer, Hieronymus Bock, Martha Chase, Charles Plumier, Motoo Kimura, and Nicolaas Laurens Burman.

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Among people born in 1814, Josif Pančić ranks 29Before him are Eduard Zeller, Princess Marie Luise Charlotte of Hesse-Kassel, Pierre-Jules Hetzel, August Grisebach, Théodolinde de Beauharnais, and Kamehameha III. After him are Ivan Mažuranić, Mehmed Fuad Pasha, Adolf von Henselt, Alexander Cunningham, Pierre Wantzel, and Henri Tresca. Among people deceased in 1888, Josif Pančić ranks 38Before him are Gustave Boulanger, Matthew Arnold, Philip Sheridan, Vsevolod Garshin, Auguste Maquet, and Princess Marie Amelie of Baden. After him are Eugène Marin Labiche, Heinrich Anton de Bary, Joseph Dietzgen, Marcelino Sanz de Sautuola, Henri Herz, and Ludvig Nobel.

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In France

Among people born in France, Josif Pančić ranks 2,360 out of 5,234Before him are Fred Vargas (1957), Séverine (1948), Maximilien Luce (1858), Paul Ramadier (1888), Gabriel Pierné (1863), and Mathieu Kassovitz (1967). After him are E. D. Morel (1873), Annabella (1907), Eleanor of Castile, Queen of Navarre (1363), Charles Rogier (1800), Princess Françoise of Orléans (1902), and Joséphin Péladan (1858).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Josif Pančić ranks 38Before him are René Lesson (1794), Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle (1806), Pierre Belon (1517), René Louiche Desfontaines (1750), Charles Chamberland (1851), and Anselme Gaëtan Desmarest (1784). After him are Charles Plumier (1646), Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart (1801), Frédéric Cuvier (1773), Félix d'Herelle (1873), Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1752), and Antoine de Jussieu (1686).