Nikolai Severtzov

1827 - 1885

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Nikolai Alekseevich Severtzov (5 November 1827 – 8 February 1885) was a Russian explorer and naturalist. Severtzov studied at the Moscow University and at the age of eighteen he came into contact with G. S. Karelin and took an interest in central Asia. In 1857, he joined a mission to Syr-Darya. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Severtzov has received more than 42,484 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Nikolai Severtzov is the 299th most popular biologist (down from 286th in 2019), the 808th most popular biography from Russia (up from 820th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Russian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 299 out of 1,097Before him are Leopold Fitzinger, Otto Brunfels, Jakob Friedrich Ehrhart, Carl Nägeli, Friedrich Loeffler, and Félix d'Herelle. After him are Conrad Moench, Alexander von Middendorff, Clemens von Pirquet, James P. Allison, Philipp Ludwig Statius Müller, and Johann Hedwig.

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Among people born in 1827, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 31Before him are Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Lew Wallace, Goffredo Mameli, Sandford Fleming, Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria, and Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia. After him are Paul de Lagarde, Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland, George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, Prince Francis, Count of Trapani, Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, and Charles Wolf. Among people deceased in 1885, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 31Before him are Princess Elisabeth of Prussia, Duke Alexander of Württemberg, Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, Edwin Freiherr von Manteuffel, Julius Benedict, and Henri Tresca. After him are Nikolay Danilevsky, Charles Rogier, Louis Riel, Narcís Monturiol, Aga Khan II, and Nikolay Kostomarov.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 808 out of 3,761Before him are Pyotr Chaadayev (1794), Yuri Norstein (1941), Nikolai Berzarin (1904), Arsen Kotsoyev (1872), Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (1827), and Prince Igor Constantinovich of Russia (1894). After him are Alexander Rodimtsev (1905), Vasily Tatishchev (1686), Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896), Valentina Ponomaryova (1933), Mikhail Katukov (1900), and Matrona Nikonova (1881).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Russia

Among biologists born in Russia, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 9Before him are Nikolai Vavilov (1887), Alexander Oparin (1894), Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), Nikolay Pirogov (1810), and Vladimir Demikhov (1916). After him are Alexander von Middendorff (1815), Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov (1870), Kliment Timiryazev (1843), Dmitry Belyayev (1917), Edwin Klebs (1834), and Philipp Johann Ferdinand Schur (1799).