Theodor Escherich

1857 - 1911

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Theodor Escherich (German pronunciation: [ˈteːodɔʁ ˈɛʃəʁɪç]; 29 November 1857 – 15 February 1911) was a German-Austrian pediatrician and a professor at universities in Graz and Vienna. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodor Escherich has received more than 80,107 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Theodor Escherich is the 147th most popular biologist (down from 133rd in 2019), the 1,210th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,157th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Biologist.

Theodor escherich is most famous for his work in the field of bacteriology. He is known for developing the technique of tissue culture, which is a method of growing bacteria in a nutrient-rich environment.

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Among biologists, Theodor Escherich ranks 147 out of 841Before him are Wilhelm Johannsen, Daniel Nathans, Robert Whittaker, Desmond Morris, Charles Scott Sherrington, and Susumu Tonegawa. After him are John James Audubon, Mario Capecchi, Mikhail Tsvet, J. Michael Bishop, Jakob von Uexküll, and Olaus Rudbeck.

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Among people born in 1857, Theodor Escherich ranks 41Before him are Edward Emerson Barnard, Eugène Atget, Max Klinger, 12th Dalai Lama, Georges Gilles de la Tourette, and Wilhelm Johannsen. After him are Cécile Chaminade, Frederick II, Grand Duke of Baden, Theodor Kittelsen, Ida Tarbell, Mikhail Alekseyev, and Émile Coué. Among people deceased in 1911, Theodor Escherich ranks 17Before him are Emilio Salgari, Valentin Serov, Maria Pia of Savoy, Princess Alexandra of Saxe-Altenburg, Edward Whymper, and Ahmed ‘Urabi. After him are Laura Marx, Princess Maria Clotilde of Savoy, Joseph Bell, Jules Joseph Lefebvre, Johan Svendsen, and Jack Daniel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Theodor Escherich ranks 1,210 out of 6,142Before him are John George II, Elector of Saxony (1613), Ludwig Prandtl (1875), George, Duke of Brunswick-Calenberg (1582), Elizabeth of Carinthia, Queen of Germany (1262), Gustav Noske (1868), and Alfred Krupp (1812). After him are Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884), Fritz Bauer (1903), Theodelinda (570), Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange (1751), Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1876), and Carl Clauberg (1898).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Theodor Escherich ranks 16Before him are Ernst Mayr (1904), Bernard Katz (1911), Julius Richard Petri (1852), Georg Wilhelm Steller (1709), Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739), and Walther Flemming (1843). After him are Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard (1942), Erwin Neher (1944), Bert Sakmann (1942), Hans Driesch (1867), Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748), and Friedrich Parrot (1791).