Philipp Franz von Siebold

1796 - 1866

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Philipp Franz Balthasar von Siebold (17 February 1796 – 18 October 1866) was a German physician, botanist and traveler. He achieved prominence by his studies of Japanese flora and fauna and the introduction of Western medicine in Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philipp Franz von Siebold has received more than 185,091 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Philipp Franz von Siebold is the 197th most popular physician (up from 215th in 2019), the 1,373rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,312th in 2019) and the 28th most popular German Physician.

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Among physicians, Philipp Franz von Siebold ranks 197 out of 509Before him are Werner Haase, Henry Heimlich, James Lind, Ernst-Günther Schenck, Severo Ochoa, and Ernst-Robert Grawitz. After him are Regnier de Graaf, Patch Adams, Anthony Fauci, Charaka, Bernardino Ramazzini, and Jack Kevorkian.

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Among people born in 1796, Philipp Franz von Siebold ranks 10Before him are Adolphe Quetelet, Michael Thonet, Princess Charlotte of Wales, Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg, Franz Berwald, and Jakob Steiner. After him are Peter Fendi, James Bowie, Aloys II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Carl Loewe, Ang Duong, and Louis-Charles Mahé de La Bourdonnais. Among people deceased in 1866, Philipp Franz von Siebold ranks 8Before him are George Everest, Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily, Miguel I of Portugal, Hermann Goldschmidt, Karl Ludwig Hencke, and Tokugawa Iemochi. After him are William Whewell, Thomas Hodgkin, Adolph Diesterweg, Friedrich Rückert, Rikard Nordraak, and Nadezhda Durova.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Philipp Franz von Siebold ranks 1,373 out of 5,289Before him are Isidor Straus (1845), Ernst Chladni (1756), Christian Albert, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp (1641), Hans Aumeier (1906), Tarkan (1972), and Fidelis of Sigmaringen (1577). After him are Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765), Ferdinand Georg Frobenius (1849), Salvian (405), Friedrich Kalkbrenner (1784), Duchess Helene of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1814), and Johann Rattenhuber (1897).

Among PHYSICIANS In Germany

Among physicians born in Germany, Philipp Franz von Siebold ranks 28Before him are Waldemar Hoven (1903), Sebastian Kneipp (1821), Franciscus Sylvius (1614), Werner Haase (1900), Ernst-Günther Schenck (1904), and Ernst-Robert Grawitz (1899). After him are Karl Adolph von Basedow (1799), Engelbert Kaempfer (1651), Horst Schumann (1906), Leonhart Fuchs (1501), Adolf Eugen Fick (1829), and Emil du Bois-Reymond (1818).