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Philip Miller

1691 - 1771

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Philip Miller FRS (1691 – 18 December 1771) was an English botanist and gardener of Scottish descent. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Miller has received more than 138,833 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia. Philip Miller is the 73rd most popular biologist (down from 64th in 2019), the 620th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 590th in 2019) and the 12th most popular British Biologist.

Philip Miller is most famous for his work on the classification of plants. He was a founding member of the Royal Society and was a professor at Oxford University.

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Among biologists, Philip Miller ranks 73 out of 841Before him are Lynn Margulis, Irwin Rose, Jules A. Hoffmann, Roger Guillemin, Dmitri Ivanovsky, and Daniel Bovet. After him are Tomas Lindahl, Julian Huxley, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Ulisse Aldrovandi, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, and Jan Swammerdam.

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Among people born in 1691, Philip Miller ranks 2Before him is Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. After him are Giovanni Paolo Panini, Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia, Louis VIII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Mir Jafar, Edward Cave, Francesco Feo, and Wilhelm Heinrich, Duke of Saxe-Eisenach. Among people deceased in 1771, Philip Miller ranks 3Before him are Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden and Claude Adrien Helvétius. After him are Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Giovanni Battista Morgagni, Henri Pitot, Louis-Michel van Loo, Jean-Baptiste de Boyer, Marquis d'Argens, Alexei Razumovsky, Thomas Gray, John Bevis, and Tobias Smollett.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Philip Miller ranks 620 out of 7,765Before him are Douglas Adams (1952), Jonathan Pryce (1947), Tilda Swinton (1960), Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868), John Buchan (1875), and Offa of Mercia (800). After him are Eduard Suess (1831), Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (1897), Robert Peel (1788), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), Bill Nighy (1949), and Elizabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia (1596).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Philip Miller ranks 12Before him are Robert Brown (1773), Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), Christian de Duve (1917), Richard Owen (1804), Erasmus Darwin (1731), and John Edward Gray (1800). After him are Julian Huxley (1887), John Gurdon (1933), William Carey (1761), Philip Sclater (1829), John Ray (1627), and Archibald Hill (1886).