Matthias Jakob Schleiden

1804 - 1881

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Matthias Jakob Schleiden (German: [maˈtiːas ˈjaːkɔp ˈʃlaɪdn̩]; 1804–1881) was a German botanist and co-founder of cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Matthias Jakob Schleiden has received more than 609,221 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Matthias Jakob Schleiden is the 45th most popular biologist (up from 59th in 2019), the 512th most popular biography from Germany (up from 624th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Biologist.

Matthias Jakob Schleiden was a German botanist who is most famous for being the first person to describe the cell theory.

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Among biologists, Matthias Jakob Schleiden ranks 45 out of 841Before him are Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ada Yonath, Richard Owen, Nikolaas Tinbergen, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, and August Weismann. After him are Karl Ernst von Baer, Hans Spemann, Peter Simon Pallas, Nikolai Vavilov, Hugo de Vries, and Vladimir Vernadsky.

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Among people born in 1804, Matthias Jakob Schleiden ranks 13Before him are Allan Kardec, Mikhail Glinka, Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Franklin Pierce, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Richard Owen. After him are John Deere, Mongkut, Marie Taglioni, Eugène Sue, Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, and Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve. Among people deceased in 1881, Matthias Jakob Schleiden ranks 9Before him are Modest Mussorgsky, Billy the Kid, Benjamin Disraeli, Lewis H. Morgan, James A. Garfield, and Thomas Carlyle. After him are Louis Auguste Blanqui, Auguste Mariette, Jenny von Westphalen, Henri Vieuxtemps, Nikolay Pirogov, and Nikolai Rubinstein.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Matthias Jakob Schleiden ranks 512 out of 6,142Before him are Kurt Student (1890), Erich Kästner (1899), Otto Carius (1922), Hans Adolf Krebs (1900), Otto Diels (1876), and John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503). After him are Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg (1856), Franz Brentano (1838), Franz Bopp (1791), Albert, Duke of Prussia (1490), Heinrich Mann (1871), and Anne Catherine Emmerich (1774).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Matthias Jakob Schleiden ranks 7Before him are Ernst Haeckel (1834), Maria Sibylla Merian (1647), Theodor Schwann (1810), Harald zur Hausen (1936), Albrecht Kossel (1853), and August Weismann (1834). After him are Hans Spemann (1869), Peter Simon Pallas (1741), Ernst Mayr (1904), Bernard Katz (1911), Julius Richard Petri (1852), and Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709).