Thomas Hardwicke

1755 - 1835

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Major-General Thomas Hardwicke (1756 – 3 March 1835) was an English soldier and naturalist who was in India from 1777 to 1823. He collected numerous specimens of natural history and had them painted by Indian artists. From these paintings many new species were described. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Thomas Hardwicke has received more than 17,486 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Thomas Hardwicke is the 750th most popular biologist (down from 598th in 2019).

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Among biologists, Thomas Hardwicke ranks 750 out of 844. Before him are Anton Reichenow, George Ord, Herbert Giles, Robert Trivers, Charles Horton Peck, and Sam Harris. After him are Ivan Lepyokhin, Curt Backeberg, Samuel Garman, John Torrey, Charles Tate Regan, and Liberty Hyde Bailey.

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Among people born in 1755, Thomas Hardwicke ranks 42Before him are Robert Kerr, Jean Louis Marie Poiret, Fausto Elhuyar, Nicolas Fuss, Jacques Labillardière, and Nathan Hale. After him are William Bradford, Rufus King, and Nicholas Gilman. Among people deceased in 1835, Thomas Hardwicke ranks 25Before him are Sally Hemings, Tomás de Zumalacárregui, Leopoldo Nobili, Ivan Martos, Alexander McDonnell, and Gilbert Thomas Burnett. After him are James Hogg, William Cobbett, and Muthuswami Dikshitar.

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