Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot

1748 - 1831

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Louis Pierre Vieillot (10 May 1748, Yvetot – 24 August 1830, Sotteville-lès-Rouen) was a French ornithologist. Vieillot is the author of the first scientific descriptions and Linnaean names of a number of birds, including species he collected himself in the West Indies and North America and South American species discovered but not formally named by Félix de Azara and his translator Sonnini de Manoncourt. At least 26 of the genera erected by Vieillot are still in use. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot has received more than 67,329 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot is the 206th most popular biologist (down from 177th in 2019), the 1,851st most popular biography from France (down from 1,501st in 2019) and the 29th most popular French Biologist.

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Among biologists, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot ranks 206 out of 844Before him are Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville, Peter Medawar, Hideyo Noguchi, Thomas Browne, Barthélemy Charles Joseph Dumortier, and Jérôme Lejeune. After him are Friedrich Parrot, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Leland H. Hartwell, Johann Matthäus Bechstein, Johann Hermann, and John Boyd Orr.

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Among people born in 1748, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot ranks 14Before him are Claude Louis Berthollet, William V, Prince of Orange, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Christian Gottlob Neefe, and Petar I Petrović-Njegoš. After him are Adamantios Korais, Dominique, comte de Cassini, Benedict Joseph Labre, Anders Sparrman, Félix Vicq-d'Azyr, and John Playfair. Among people deceased in 1831, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot ranks 23Before him are Thomas Johann Seebeck, Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Vicente Guerrero, Ignaz Pleyel, Barthold Georg Niebuhr, and Maria Szymanowska. After him are Hans Karl von Diebitsch, Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein, Sébastien Érard, Princess Maria Amalia of Saxony, James Hoban, and Henri Grégoire.

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In France

Among people born in France, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot ranks 1,851 out of 5,234Before him are Louise de Kérouaille, Duchess of Portsmouth (1649), Joseph-Nicolas Delisle (1688), Tristan Corbière (1845), Paul Pelliot (1878), François Furet (1927), and Eugène Tisserant (1884). After him are Adalbert of Magdeburg (910), William Clito (1102), Agnes of France, Duchess of Burgundy (1260), Henri Delaunay (1883), Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure (1767), and François Faber (1887).

Among BIOLOGISTS In France

Among biologists born in France, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot ranks 29Before him are Bernard Germain de Lacépède (1756), Philibert Commerson (1727), Mathurin Jacques Brisson (1723), Antoine Béchamp (1816), Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville (1777), and Jérôme Lejeune (1926). After him are Johann Hermann (1738), Isidore Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire (1805), René Lesson (1794), Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle (1806), Pierre Belon (1517), and René Louiche Desfontaines (1750).