Nicolaas Laurens Burman

1734 - 1793

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Nicolaas Laurens Burman (27 December 1734 – 11 September 1793) was a Dutch botanist. He was the son of Johannes Burman (1707–1780). He succeeded his father to the chair of botany at the Athenaeum Illustre of Amsterdam., and at the Hortus Botanicus. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nicolaas Laurens Burman has received more than 36,560 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Nicolaas Laurens Burman is the 379th most popular biologist (down from 356th in 2019), the 451st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 416th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Biologist.

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Over the past year Nicolaas Laurens Burman has had the most page views in the with 3,830 views, followed by Spanish (1,143), and Chinese (982). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ilocano (111.46%), Czech (67.26%), and Latin (63.10%)


Among biologists, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 379 out of 1,097Before him are Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti, René Lesson, Brian Kobilka, John Stevens Henslow, Franz Xaver von Wulfen, and Theodor Boveri. After him are Joy Adamson, Antonio José Cavanilles, Ludwig Reichenbach, Samuel Frederick Gray, Roderick Murchison, and Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach.

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Among people born in 1734, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 23Before him are Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Ueda Akinari, Daniel Boone, Anton Janša, and Nikolai Vasilyeich Repnin. After him are Duchess Maria Anna Josepha of Bavaria, Francisco Bayeu y Subías, Ralph Abercromby, Giuseppe Piermarini, Robert Morris, and Peter Perez Burdett. Among people deceased in 1793, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 30Before him are William Aiton, John Hancock, Pietro Nardini, Frederick Augustus, Prince of Anhalt-Zerbst, Louis-Michel le Peletier, marquis de Saint-Fargeau, and Jean Baptiste François Pierre Bulliard. After him are Armand Louis de Gontaut, Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, Joannicius III of Constantinople, Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine, William Hudson, and Charles de Bonchamps.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 451 out of 1,646Before him are Hendrik Willem Mesdag (1831), Dirk I, Count of Holland (875), Johannes Kleiman (1896), Nicolaes Witsen (1641), Gerard Philips (1858), and Princess Marie of the Netherlands (1841). After him are Menno van Coehoorn (1641), Jan Luyken (1649), Eduard van Beinum (1900), Frans Brüggen (1934), Rie Mastenbroek (1919), and Salomon de Bray (1597).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Netherlands

Among biologists born in Netherlands, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 10Before him are Herman Boerhaave (1668), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Martinus Beijerinck (1851), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), and Pieter Boddaert (1730). After him are Pieter Bleeker (1819), Johannes Burman (1707), George Clifford III (1685), Volcher Coiter (1534), Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), and C. B. van Niel (1897).