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 27,917 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Nikolai Severtzov is the 335th most popular biologist (up from 343rd in 2019), the 842nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 819th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Russian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 335 out of 844Before him are Georg Ossian Sars, Johann Hedwig, Carl Alexander Clerck, Ivan Regen, Bruce Beutler, and Michał Boym. After him are Theodor Boveri, Nehemiah Grew, Anders Dahl, Heinrich Wilhelm Schott, Eric F. Wieschaus, and George Bentham.

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Among people born in 1827, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 33Before him are Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Paul de Lagarde, Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia, Frederick Abel, Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, and Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria. After him are George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, Pierre Cuypers, Goffredo Mameli, Kusumoto Ine, Henri Ernest Baillon, and Karl Maximovich. Among people deceased in 1885, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 35Before him are Charles Rogier, Pierre Edmond Boissier, Louis Riel, Franz Abt, Thomas A. Hendricks, and Nikolay Danilevsky. After him are Henri Tresca, Alphonse-Marie-Adolphe de Neuville, Eugène Emmanuel Amaury Duval, Hermann von Fehling, Aga Khan II, and Nicolás Avellaneda.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 842 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Gomelsky (1928), Konstantin Balmont (1867), Konstantin Feoktistov (1926), Pavel Rotmistrov (1901), Arsen Kotsoyev (1872), and Pyotr Lavrov (1823). After him are Alexander Izvolsky (1856), Venedikt Yerofeyev (1938), Duke Peter of Oldenburg (1812), Aleksey Batalov (1928), Elena Obraztsova (1939), and Mikhail Yangel (1911).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Russia

Among biologists born in Russia, Nikolai Severtzov ranks 11Before him are Vladimir Vernadsky (1863), Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Alexander Oparin (1894), Nikolay Pirogov (1810), Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov (1870), and Alexander von Middendorff (1815). After him are Philipp Johann Ferdinand Schur (1799), Kliment Timiryazev (1843), Franz Meyen (1804), Edwin Klebs (1834), Alexei Fedchenko (1844), and Johann Friedrich Adam (1780).