René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur

1683 - 1757

René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur

René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur (French: [ʁe.o.myːʁ]; 28 February 1683, La Rochelle – 17 October 1757, Saint-Julien-du-Terroux) was a French entomologist and writer who contributed to many different fields, especially the study of insects. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur has received more than 76,475 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 45th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur ranks 45 out of 686Before him are Christian de Duve, Richard Owen, Hans Spemann, Harald zur Hausen, August Weismann, and Jean-Henri Fabre. After him are John Edward Gray, Erasmus Darwin, Rachel Carson, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Albrecht Kossel, and Adelbert von Chamisso.

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Among people born in 1683, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur ranks 5Before him are Philip V of Spain, Jean-Philippe Rameau, Caroline of Ansbach, and George II of Great Britain. After him are Maria Anna of Austria, 6th Dalai Lama, Giovanni Battista Piazzetta, John Theophilus Desaguliers, Edward Young, Christoph Graupner, and Johann David Heinichen. Among people deceased in 1757, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur ranks 4Before him are Domenico Scarlatti, Osman III, and Maria Josepha of Austria. After him are Sophia Dorothea of Hanover, Johann Stamitz, Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle, Rosalba Carriera, Robert-François Damiens, 7th Dalai Lama, David Hartley, and Siraj ud-Daulah.

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Among people born in France, René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur ranks 633 out of 4,109Before him are Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), Pasquale Paoli (1725), Victor of Aveyron (1793), Luigi Lucheni (1873), Alexandre Millerand (1859), and Jean-Henri Fabre (1823). After him are Guy Debord (1931), Peter Waldo (1140), Albert Uderzo (1927), Jacques Delors (1925), Alexandre Cabanel (1823), and Chlodomer (495).