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 25,380 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Nicolaas Laurens Burman is the 287th most popular biologist (up from 433rd in 2019), the 326th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 10th most popular Dutch Biologist.

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Among biologists, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 287 out of 844Before him are Josif Pančić, Ernst Schäfer, Hieronymus Bock, Martha Chase, Charles Plumier, and Motoo Kimura. After him are Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov, Odoardo Beccari, Heinrich Anton de Bary, Anders Sparrman, John Stevens Henslow, and François-Alphonse Forel.

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Among people born in 1734, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 19Before him are Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, Louis François Joseph, Prince of Conti, Anton Janša, Daniel Boone, Shahrokh Shah, and Adam Kazimierz Czartoryski. After him are Ueda Akinari, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, George Romney, Ralph Abercromby, Giuseppe Piermarini, and Peter Perez Burdett. Among people deceased in 1793, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 25Before him are John Hancock, Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, Jacques Cathelineau, Fletcher Christian, Pietro Nardini, and Charles Eugene, Duke of Württemberg. After him are Adam Philippe, Comte de Custine, John Michell, Antoine Bruni d'Entrecasteaux, William Aiton, Armand Louis de Gontaut, and William Hudson.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 326 out of 1,209Before him are Mark van Bommel (1977), Esaias van de Velde (1587), Karel Dujardin (1622), Arnold Houbraken (1660), Hendrik Casimir (1909), and Aletta Jacobs (1854). After him are Jacob Moleschott (1822), Marc Overmars (1973), Walter Lewin (1936), Annie M. G. Schmidt (1911), Peter Hans Kolvenbach (1928), and Wim Jansen (1946).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Netherlands

Among biologists born in Netherlands, Nicolaas Laurens Burman ranks 10Before him are Herman Boerhaave (1668), Martinus Beijerinck (1851), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), and Pieter Boddaert (1730). After him are Pieter Bleeker (1819), George Clifford III (1685), Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), Johannes Burman (1707), Wilhem de Haan (1801), and C. B. van Niel (1897).