Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin

1727 - 1817

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Nikolaus Joseph Freiherr von Jacquin (16 February 1727 – 26 October 1817) was a scientist who studied medicine, chemistry and botany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin has received more than 46,678 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin is the 132nd most popular biologist (up from 304th in 2019), the 165th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Dutch Biologist.

Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin is most famous for his work on plant physiology. He is credited with discovering the process of photosynthesis.

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Among biologists, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin ranks 132 out of 844Before him are Georg Forster, Olaus Rudbeck, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, Linda B. Buck, Robert Whittaker, and Mario Capecchi. After him are Theodor Escherich, Stephen Jay Gould, Michel Adanson, J. B. S. Haldane, Sylvia Earle, and Philip Sclater.

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Among people born in 1727, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin ranks 7Before him are Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Thomas Gainsborough, Louise Élisabeth of France, Jean-Georges Noverre, Maximilian III Joseph, Elector of Bavaria, and Henriette of France. After him are Michel Adanson, Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo, Philibert Commerson, Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena, Luis of Spain, Count of Chinchón, and Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne. Among people deceased in 1817, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin ranks 13Before him are Karađorđe, Martin Heinrich Klaproth, Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Abraham Gottlob Werner, and Theroigne de Mericourt. After him are William Bligh, Fyodor Ushakov, Karl Theodor Anton Maria von Dalberg, Nakşidil Sultan, Étienne Méhul, and Usman dan Fodio.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin ranks 165 out of 1,209Before him are Princess Irene of the Netherlands (1939), John of Leiden (1509), Salomon van Ruysdael (1602), Nicholas J. Spykman (1893), Willem Schouten (1567), and Margaret of Bavaria (1363). After him are Jan Davidsz. de Heem (1606), Ary Scheffer (1795), Jan Pieterszoon Coen (1587), Gaius Julius Civilis (25), Bert van Marwijk (1952), and Lidwina (1380).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Netherlands

Among biologists born in Netherlands, Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin ranks 8Before him are Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907), Hugo de Vries (1848), Herman Boerhaave (1668), Martinus Beijerinck (1851), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), and Jan Swammerdam (1637). After him are Pieter Boddaert (1730), Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1734), Pieter Bleeker (1819), George Clifford III (1685), Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), and Johannes Burman (1707).