Richard Thomas Lowe

1802 - 1874

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Richard Thomas Lowe (1802–1874) was an English scientist, a botanist, ichthyologist, malacologist, and a clergyman. In 1825 he graduated from Christ's College, Cambridge, and in the same year he took holy orders. In 1832 he became a clergyman in the Madeira Islands, where he was also a part-time naturalist, extensively studying the local flora and fauna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Thomas Lowe has received more than 23,366 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Richard Thomas Lowe is the 931st most popular biologist (down from 729th in 2019), the 4,583rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 3,629th in 2019) and the 144th most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, Richard Thomas Lowe ranks 931 out of 1,097Before him are William Henry Harvey, Shi Zhengli, Walter Migula, John Hopfield, Gerrit Smith Miller, and Tokiharu Abe. After him are Johann Wilhelm Meigen, Lucy Shapiro, Robert Wight, Aylmer Bourke Lambert, William Beebe, and Johann Friedrich Adam.

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Among people born in 1802, Richard Thomas Lowe ranks 60Before him are Alexander Odoevsky, Charles-Mathias Simons, Louis Augustus Karl Frederick Emil, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen, Sylvain Van de Weyer, Édouard Ménétries, and Andrei Stackenschneider. After him are Miguel de San Román, Lydia Maria Child, Gideon Welles, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Chand Kaur, and Benjamin Fitzpatrick. Among people deceased in 1874, Richard Thomas Lowe ranks 54Before him are Johan Wilhelm Zetterstedt, Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet, Ștefan Golescu, Barthélémy de Theux de Meylandt, Robert Edmond Grant, and Vítězslav Hálek. After him are Maksymilian Gierymski, Adolfo Ballivián, Charles Sumner, and Francis Walker.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Thomas Lowe ranks 4,583 out of 8,785Before him are Ron Greenwood (1921), J. J. C. Smart (1920), Irene Steer (1889), Thomas Linacre (1460), John Rae (1813), and Geoffrey Crossley (1921). After him are Sean Dyche (1971), Timothy West (1934), Thomas Campbell (1777), Michael Caton-Jones (1957), George Fenton (1950), and Alex Jennings (1957).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Richard Thomas Lowe ranks 144Before him are William Yarrell (1784), Thomas Nuttall (1786), Ann Bishop (1899), Mark Catesby (1683), Edward Newton (1832), and William Sherard (1659). After him are Robert Wight (1796), Aylmer Bourke Lambert (1761), Joseph Barcroft (1872), Thomas Pennant (1726), Lilian Gibbs (1870), and Nigel Marven (1960).