Luigi Palmieri

1807 - 1896

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Luigi Palmieri (22 April 1807 – 9 September 1896) was an Italian physicist and meteorologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Luigi Palmieri has received more than 19,868 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Luigi Palmieri is the 30th most popular geologist (down from 28th in 2019), the 2,655th most popular biography from Italy (down from 2,285th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Italian Geologist.

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Among geologists, Luigi Palmieri ranks 30 out of 60Before him are Jean-André Deluc, Vladimir Obruchev, William Nicol, Arthur Holmes, Georg Amadeus Carl Friedrich Naumann, and William Buckland. After him are Albert Heim, Norman L. Bowen, Adolphe d'Archiac, Richard Kirwan, Édouard Lartet, and Alexander von Keyserling.

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Among people born in 1807, Luigi Palmieri ranks 29Before him are Amir Kabir, Jónas Hallgrímsson, Joseph Decaisne, Alfred Vail, Barbu Catargiu, and Robert Blum. After him are Adrien-François Servais, Théophile Thoré-Bürger, Johann Wilhelm Schirmer, Anna Russell, Johan Sebastian Welhaven, and Napoléon Henri Reber. Among people deceased in 1896, Luigi Palmieri ranks 47Before him are William Robert Grove, Jules Simon, Charilaos Trikoupis, Karl Verner, Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg, and Mathew Brady. After him are Walthère Frère-Orban, Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar, Marcelo H. del Pilar, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Hugo Gyldén, and Félix Tisserand.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Luigi Palmieri ranks 2,655 out of 4,088Before him are Lino Banfi (1936), Luigi Capuana (1839), Benedetto Cairoli (1825), Patty Pravo (1948), Filippo Buonaccorsi (1437), and Steno (1917). After him are Andrea Cordero Lanza di Montezemolo (1925), Prospero Alpini (1553), Vittoria Farnese (1618), Appius Claudius Pulcher (-300), Marino Zorzi (1231), and Adone Zoli (1887).


Among geologists born in Italy, Luigi Palmieri ranks 2Before him are Giuseppe Mercalli (1850). After him are Giovanni Arduino (1714).