Theodor Schwann

1810 - 1882

Theodor Schwann

Theodor Schwann (German pronunciation: [ˈteːodoːɐ̯ ˈʃvan]; 7 December 1810 – 11 January 1882) was a German physician and physiologist. His most significant contribution to biology is considered to be the extension of cell theory to animals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodor Schwann has received more than 584,429 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 53rd most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Theodor Schwann ranks 53 out of 686Before him are Erasmus Darwin, Rachel Carson, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Albrecht Kossel, Adelbert von Chamisso, and André Michel Lwoff. After him are Albert Claude, Irwin Rose, Vladimir Vernadsky, Hugo de Vries, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, and Ernst Mayr.

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Among people born in 1810, Theodor Schwann ranks 9Before him are Pope Leo XIII, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, P. T. Barnum, Alfred de Musset, Éliphas Lévi, and Ferdinand II of the Two Sicilies. After him are Ferdinand Philippe, Duke of Orléans, Alexandre Colonna-Walewski, Otto Nicolai, Ernst Kummer, Nikolay Pirogov, and Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet. Among people deceased in 1882, Theodor Schwann ranks 9Before him are Friedrich Wöhler, Jesse James, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Arthur de Gobineau, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Bruno Bauer. After him are Léon Gambetta, Louis Blanc, Francesco Hayez, Joseph Liouville, William Stanley Jevons, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Theodor Schwann ranks 535 out of 3,763Before him are Robert Ritter von Greim (1892), Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium (1876), Otto Günsche (1917), Caroline Augusta of Bavaria (1792), Victoria of Baden (1862), and Albert, King of Sweden (1340). After him are Hugh of Saint Victor (1096), Jürgen Stroop (1895), Otto Diels (1876), Georg Elser (1903), Ulrich von Hutten (1488), and Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1908).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Germany

Among biologists born in Germany, Theodor Schwann ranks 8Before him are Maria Sibylla Merian (1647), Peter Simon Pallas (1741), Hans Spemann (1869), Harald zur Hausen (1936), August Weismann (1834), and Albrecht Kossel (1853). After him are Matthias Jakob Schleiden (1804), Ernst Mayr (1904), Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg (1795), Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748), Bernard Katz (1911), and Julius Richard Petri (1852).

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