Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay

1846 - 1888

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Nicholai Nikolaevich Miklouho-Maclay (Russian: Никола́й Никола́евич Миклу́хо-Макла́й; 17 [O.S. 5] July 1846 – 14 [O.S. 2] April 1888) was a Russian explorer of Ukrainian origin. He worked as an ethnologist, anthropologist and biologist who became famous as one of the earliest scientists to settle among and study indigenous people of New Guinea "who had never seen a European". Miklouho-Maclay spent the major part of his life travelling and conducted scientific research in the Middle East, Australia, New Guinea, Melanesia and Polynesia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay has received more than 156,461 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay is the 95th most popular psychologist (up from 111th in 2019), the 488th most popular biography from Russia (up from 558th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Psychologist.

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Over the past year Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay has had the most page views in the with 181,709 views, followed by Ukrainian (25,084), and English (24,232). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Persian (117.91%), Latin (78.27%), and Catalan (75.31%)


Among psychologists, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay ranks 95 out of 235Before him are James McKeen Cattell, Frederick Herzberg, Rudolf Arnheim, Muzafer Sherif, Théodule-Armand Ribot, and Vladimir Bekhterev. After him are Marie-Louise von Franz, Benjamin Bloom, Émile Coué, Otto Gross, Clark L. Hull, and René Spitz.

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Among people born in 1846, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay ranks 31Before him are G. Stanley Hall, Franz Mehring, Mariam Baouardy, Tokugawa Iemochi, Alexander von Kluck, and Edward Charles Pickering. After him are Boutros Ghali, Paolo Tosti, Hermann Paul, Svetozar Marković, Julius Maggi, and Oskar Backlund. Among people deceased in 1888, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay ranks 23Before him are Johannes Zukertort, Mary Jane Kelly, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, Ali Rıza Efendi, Mary Ann Nichols, and Friedrich Wilhelm Raiffeisen. After him are Asa Gray, Annie Chapman, Namık Kemal, Ludvig Nobel, Elizabeth Stride, and Edward Lear.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay ranks 488 out of 3,761Before him are Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Edith Södergran (1892), Vladimir Bekhterev (1857), Prince Albert of Prussia (1809), Olga Knipper (1868), and Valentin Pavlov (1937). After him are Sergei Taneyev (1856), Vera Zasulich (1849), Mikhail Gurevich (1892), Viktor Suvorov (1947), Afanasy Nikitin (1500), and Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826).


Among psychologists born in Russia, Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay ranks 4Before him are Sabina Spielrein (1885), Alexander Luria (1902), and Vladimir Bekhterev (1857). After him are Aleksei N. Leontiev (1903), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Endel Tulving (1927), Victor Skumin (1948), and Natalia Bekhtereva (1924).