BIOLOGIST

Otto Wilhelm Thomé

1840 - 1925

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Otto Wilhelm Thomé (1840–1925) was a German botanist and botanical artist from Cologne, best known for his compendium of botanical illustrations Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz in Wort und Bild für Schule und Haus (Flora of Germany, Austria and Switzerland in Word and Picture for School and Home), the first of 4 volumes with a total of 572 botanical illustrations, published in 1885 in Gera, Germany. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Wilhelm Thomé has received more than 26,856 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Otto Wilhelm Thomé is the 380th most popular biologist (down from 378th in 2019), the 2,720th most popular biography from Germany (down from 2,268th in 2019) and the 77th most popular German Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Otto Wilhelm Thomé ranks 380 out of 844Before him are James Rothman, Ernst von Glasersfeld, Jacques Loeb, Johan Ernst Gunnerus, Adrien-Henri de Jussieu, and Alexander Braun. After him are John Gilbert Baker, Carl Friedrich von Ledebour, Joel Asaph Allen, Guillaume Rondelet, Auguste Chevalier, and Lorenz Heister.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1840, Otto Wilhelm Thomé ranks 45Before him are Nathan Rothschild, 1st Baron Rothschild, Manuel de Arriaga, Akaki Tsereteli, Edmond Audran, José Manuel Balmaceda, and Friedrich Kohlrausch. After him are George Smith, Titu Maiorescu, Alexander Kovalevsky, Dmitry Pisarev, Viktor Knorre, and Helena Modjeska. Among people deceased in 1925, Otto Wilhelm Thomé ranks 74Before him are Sidney Reilly, Pablo Iglesias Posse, Antonio Maura, Thomas R. Marshall, Nikolai Golitsyn, and André Caplet. After him are Antonio Ascari, Grigory Kotovsky, Johan Jensen, Hugo Preuß, Georg August Schweinfurth, and Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Otto Wilhelm Thomé ranks 2,720 out of 5,289Before him are Johannes Aventinus (1477), Marianne Sägebrecht (1945), Werner Egk (1901), Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld (1794), Frederick Ulrich, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1591), and Hermann Abert (1871). After him are Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich (1871), Otto Hölder (1859), Wilhelm Röpke (1899), Marc-André ter Stegen (1992), Philipp Mainländer (1841), and Carl Friedrich von Ledebour (1786).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Otto Wilhelm Thomé ranks 77Before him are Heinrich Kuhl (1797), Eugen Fischer (1874), Wilhelm Roux (1850), Ernst von Glasersfeld (1917), Jacques Loeb (1859), and Alexander Braun (1805). After him are Carl Friedrich von Ledebour (1786), Lorenz Heister (1683), Franz Wilhelm Junghuhn (1809), Johann Gottlob Theaenus Schneider (1750), Franz von Paula Schrank (1747), and Valerius Cordus (1515).