Otto Stapf

1857 - 1933

Otto Stapf

Otto Stapf FRS (23 April 1857, in Perneck near Bad Ischl – 3 August 1933, in Innsbruck) was an Austrian born botanist and taxonomist, the son of Joseph Stapf, who worked in the Hallstatt salt-mines. He grew up in Hallstatt and later published about the archaeological plant remains from the Late Bronze- and Iron Age mines that had been uncovered by his father. Stapf studied Botany in Vienna under Julius Wiesner, where he received his PhD with a dissertation on cristals and cristalloids in plants. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Stapf has received more than 14,537 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 463rd most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Otto Stapf ranks 462 out of 686Before her are Alexander Kovalevsky, William Hudson, Clemens von Pirquet, Karl Gegenbaur, John Anderson, and Henri Ernest Baillon. After her are Edward Daniel Clarke, Benedykt Dybowski, Heinrich Schrader, Jean Victoir Audouin, Oswald Heer, and John Murray.

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Among people born in 1857, Otto Stapf ranks 70Before her are Georges Leygues, Simon Hollósy, Knut Ångström, Gunnar Heiberg, Léon Charles Thévenin, and Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar. After her are Manuel Estrada Cabrera, Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt, Stojan Protić, Constantin Coandă, Filippo Turati, and Friedrich von Ingenohl. Among people deceased in 1933, Otto Stapf ranks 64Before her are Georges Leygues, Albert Apponyi, Takiji Kobayashi, Julius Klengel, Toktogul Satylganov, and Luis Miguel Sánchez Cerro. After her are Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt, Gyula Krúdy, Ernst Hartert, Friedrich von Ingenohl, Anthony Hope, and George Moore.

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