BIOLOGIST

Peter Ascanius

1723 - 1803

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Peter Ascanius (24 May 1723 – 4 June 1803) was a Norwegian-Danish biologist and geologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Ascanius has received more than 32,259 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Ascanius is the 922nd most popular biologist (down from 784th in 2019), the 547th most popular biography from Norway (down from 383rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Peter Ascanius ranks 922 out of 841Before him are Alice Wilson, Alice Eastwood, Ben Barres, Amos Eaton, Florence Augusta Merriam Bailey, and John Hutton Balfour. After him are William Healey Dall, Hugo López-Gatell Ramírez, Henry Weed Fowler, Jerry Coyne, Suzanne Cory, and Frederick DuCane Godman.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1723, Peter Ascanius ranks 30Before him are Marcus Elieser Bloch, Philip II, Count of Schaumburg-Lippe, William Livingston, Pedro Rodríguez, Count of Campomanes, Jean Baptiste Christophore Fusée Aublet, and Richard Price.  Among people deceased in 1803, Peter Ascanius ranks 42Before him are Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim, François Marie Daudin, Nikolay Lvov, Lemuel Francis Abbott, Nizam Ali Khan, Asaf Jah II, and Robert Emmet.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Peter Ascanius ranks 547 out of 927Before him are Espen Sandberg (1971), Alf Hansen (1948), Ada Hegerberg (1995), Bjørn Einar Romøren (1981), Alexander Sørloth (1995), and Erik Mykland (1971). After him are Tommy Wirkola (1979), Prince Sverre Magnus of Norway (2005), Shagrath (1976), Jakob Oftebro (1986), Anders Aukland (1972), and Ronny Johnsen (1969).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Norway

Among biologists born in Norway, Peter Ascanius ranks 10Before him are Johan Ernst Gunnerus (1718), Kristine Bonnevie (1872), Michael Sars (1805), Hanna Resvoll-Holmsen (1873), Georg Ossian Sars (1837), and Leonhard Stejneger (1851).