Odoardo Beccari

1843 - 1920

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Odoardo Beccari (16 November 1843 – 25 October 1920) was an Italian naturalist who discovered the titan arum, the plant with the largest unbranched inflorescence in the world, in Sumatra in 1878. This botanist is denoted by the author abbreviation Becc. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Odoardo Beccari has received more than 27,963 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Odoardo Beccari is the 289th most popular biologist (down from 280th in 2019), the 2,100th most popular biography from Italy (down from 1,878th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Italian Biologist.

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Among biologists, Odoardo Beccari ranks 289 out of 844Before him are Hieronymus Bock, Martha Chase, Charles Plumier, Motoo Kimura, Nicolaas Laurens Burman, and Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov. After him are Heinrich Anton de Bary, Anders Sparrman, John Stevens Henslow, François-Alphonse Forel, Pierre Edmond Boissier, and Adolphe-Théodore Brongniart.

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Among people born in 1843, Odoardo Beccari ranks 42Before him are Adelina Patti, Infanta Maria Anna of Portugal, Julio Argentino Roca, Eugene de Blaas, Shō Tai, and Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev. After him are Karl Michael Ziehrer, David Gill, Pedro Américo, Frederick Abberline, Saigō Jūdō, and Princess Anna of Hesse and by Rhine. Among people deceased in 1920, Odoardo Beccari ranks 41Before him are Norman Lockyer, Maria Bochkareva, Vladimir Purishkevich, William Chester Minor, John Wesley Hyatt, and Herbert James Draper. After him are Joseph Trumpeldor, Duke John Albert of Mecklenburg, S. Ansky, Paul Adam, Ryu Gwansun, and Jacob Schiff.

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Among people born in Italy, Odoardo Beccari ranks 2,100 out of 4,088Before him are Viktor Dankl von Krasnik (1854), Fabio Testi (1941), Tommaso Mocenigo (1343), Mariangela Melato (1941), Giuseppe Baresi (1958), and Pietro Cataldi (1552). After him are Jean-Antoine de Baïf (1532), Isa Miranda (1909), Carlo Alberto Dalla Chiesa (1920), Gae Aulenti (1927), George P. Cosmatos (1941), and Joseph Freinademetz (1852).


Among biologists born in Italy, Odoardo Beccari ranks 10Before him are Giovanni Sartori (1924), Mario Capecchi (1937), Salvador Luria (1912), Renato Dulbecco (1914), Mikhail Tsvet (1872), and Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza (1922). After him are Carlo Allioni (1728), Giuseppe Acerbi (1773), Pier Andrea Saccardo (1845), Tommaso Salvadori (1835), and Carlo Luigi Spegazzini (1858).