Nehemiah Grew

1641 - 1712

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Nehemiah Grew (26 September 1641 – 25 March 1712) was an English plant anatomist and physiologist, known as the "Father of Plant Anatomy". Grew was the only son of Obadiah Grew (1607–1688), Nonconformist divine and vicar of St Michaels, Coventry, and was born in Warwickshire. He graduated at Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1661, and ten years later took the degree of MD at Leiden University, his thesis being Disputatio medico-physica de liquore nervoso. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nehemiah Grew has received more than 78,854 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nehemiah Grew is the 337th most popular biologist (up from 340th in 2019), the 1,894th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,792nd in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, Nehemiah Grew ranks 337 out of 844. Before him are Carl Alexander Clerck, Ivan Regen, Bruce Beutler, Michał Boym, Nikolai Severtzov, and Theodor Boveri. After him are Anders Dahl, Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, Eric F. Wieschaus, George Bentham, Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre, and Johann Jakob Scheuchzer.

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Among people born in 1641, Nehemiah Grew ranks 8Before him are Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Regnier de Graaf, François-Michel le Tellier, Marquis de Louvois, Marie Casimire Louise de La Grange d'Arquien, Tokugawa Ietsuna, and Johann Weikhard von Valvasor. After him is Menno van Coehoorn. Among people deceased in 1712, Nehemiah Grew ranks 14Before him are Louis, Duke of Brittany, Bahadur Shah I, Nicolas Catinat, Tokugawa Ienobu, Jan van der Heyden, and Friedrich Wilhelm Zachow. After him are Louisa Maria Stuart, Juan Bautista Cabanilles, Jan Luyken, Richard Simon, and Magdalena Sibylla of Hesse-Darmstadt.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Nehemiah Grew ranks 1,894 out of 6,924. Before him are Basil Bernstein (1924), Jeanette (1951), James Wolfe (1727), Eduardo Paolozzi (1924), Willibald (700), and Rhys Ifans (1967). After him are George Herbert (1593), Bridget Riley (1931), Graham Bonnet (1947), James Purefoy (1964), Peter Mayle (1939), and Sean Harris (1966).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Nehemiah Grew ranks 46Before him are James Edward Smith (1759), Ian Wilmut (1944), John Stevens Henslow (1796), Thomas Cavalier-Smith (1942), Edward Daniel Clarke (1769), and William Aiton (1731). After him are George Bentham (1800), William Hudson (1730), Robert Fortune (1812), John Maynard Smith (1920), Roderick Murchison (1792), and George Robert Waterhouse (1810).