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Ludwig Diels

1874 - 1945

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Friedrich Ludwig Emil Diels (24 September 1874 – 30 November 1945) was a German botanist. Diels was born in Hamburg, the son of the classical scholar Hermann Alexander Diels. From 1900 to 1902 he traveled together with Ernst Georg Pritzel through South Africa, Java, Australia and New Zealand.Shortly before the First World War he travelled New Guinea and in the 1930s in Ecuador. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludwig Diels has received more than 16,282 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Ludwig Diels is the 527th most popular biologist (down from 505th in 2019), the 3,647th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,235th in 2019) and the 109th most popular German Biologist.

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Among biologists, Ludwig Diels ranks 527 out of 841Before him are Philip Henry Gosse, Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, Eugène Simon, Karl Rudolphi, Jean de Thévenot, and João de Loureiro. After him are Henri Cassini, René Maire, John Gilbert Baker, Christian von Steven, Charles De Geer, and Eduard Friedrich Eversmann.

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Among people born in 1874, Ludwig Diels ranks 132Before him are Iraj Mirza, Princess Marie of Hesse and by Rhine, Juan Bautista Sacasa, Sténio Vincent, Fernand Bouisson, and Manuel Díaz. After him are Charles Despiau, Manuel Machado, Frederic Clements, Penelope Delta, Albert Capellani, and José de Amézola y Aspizúa. Among people deceased in 1945, Ludwig Diels ranks 232Before him are Alexander Granach, Óscar R. Benavides, Leo Borchard, Maurice Sachs, Xian Xinghai, and Naoemon Shimizu. After him are Aleksey Krylov, Leonhard Kaupisch, Osip Brik, Dobri Bozhilov, Emmanuel Bove, and János Garay.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ludwig Diels ranks 3,647 out of 6,142Before him are Ernst Ludwig II, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen (1709), Walter Noddack (1893), Rudolph, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1576), Iwan Bloch (1872), Joachim Ringelnatz (1883), and İlkay Gündoğan (1990). After him are Jean Dufresne (1829), John VI, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst (1621), William Christoph, Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg (1625), Leopold, Hereditary Prince of Anhalt (1855), Johann Gottfried Eichhorn (1752), and Henry, Duke of Saxe-Römhild (1650).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Ludwig Diels ranks 109Before him are Heinrich Schrader (1767), Rudolf Schlechter (1872), Eduard August von Regel (1815), Carl Ludwig Koch (1778), Adam Lonicer (1528), and Max Carl Wilhelm Weber (1852). After him are Jacques Loeb (1859), Paul Friedrich August Ascherson (1834), Johann Georg Christian Lehmann (1792), Georg August Goldfuss (1782), Johann Julius Walbaum (1724), and Johann Friedrich Naumann (1780).