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Martin Vahl

1749 - 1804

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Martin Henrichsen Vahl (10 October 1749 – 24 December 1804) was a Danish-Norwegian botanist, herbalist and zoologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Vahl has received more than 34,593 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Martin Vahl is the 300th most popular biologist (down from 198th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Norway (down from 95th in 2019) and the most popular Norwegian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Martin Vahl ranks 300 out of 841Before him are Pierre Gaspard Chaumette, Lorenz Oken, Charles Plumier, Eric F. Wieschaus, Richard Henderson, and George Robert Gray. After him are Patrick Geddes, Eugenius Warming, Johann Reinhold Forster, Dennis Meadows, Eugene Odum, and Albert Günther.

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Among people born in 1749, Martin Vahl ranks 20Before him are Vittorio Alfieri, Abraham Gottlob Werner, Alexander Radishchev, Johann Nikolaus Forkel, Georg Joseph Vogler, and Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois. After him are Charles James Fox, Princess Louisa of Great Britain, Christian August Lorentzen, Gertrud Elisabeth Mara, Charles Wilkins, and Levi Lincoln Sr.. Among people deceased in 1804, Martin Vahl ranks 21Before him are Antoine Baumé, 8th Dalai Lama, Johann Adam Hiller, Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg, Victor-François, 2nd duc de Broglie, and Philippe LeBon. After him are Georges Cadoudal, Antonio José Cavanilles, Carlo Allioni, Paul Kray, Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre, and Henrik Gabriel Porthan.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Martin Vahl ranks 135 out of 927Before him are Princess Märtha Louise of Norway (1971), Jørgen Moe (1813), Dagny Juel (1867), Haakon Magnusson of Norway (1068), Margit Sandemo (1924), and Ivar Ballangrud (1904). After him are Thorvald Asvaldsson (950), Alf-Inge Håland (1972), Jørgen Juve (1906), Peter Ludwig Mejdell Sylow (1832), Anne Holt (1958), and Cato Maximilian Guldberg (1836).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Norway

Among biologists born in Norway, Martin Vahl ranks 1After him are Henrik Steffens (1773), Harald Sverdrup (1888), Johan Ernst Gunnerus (1718), Kristine Bonnevie (1872), Michael Sars (1805), Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen (1873), Georg Ossian Sars (1837), Leonhard Stejneger (1851), and Peter Ascanius (1723).