Tim Flannery

1956 - Today

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Timothy Fridtjof Flannery (born 28 January 1956) is an Australian mammalogist, palaeontologist, environmentalist, conservationist, explorer, and public scientist. He has discovered more than 30 mammal species (including new species of tree kangaroos). He served as the Chief Commissioner of the Climate Commission, a Federal Government body providing information on climate change to the Australian public before the Commission was abolished by the Abbott Government as its first act of government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Flannery has received more than 293,070 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Tim Flannery is the 406th most popular explorer (down from 369th in 2019), the 503rd most popular biography from Australia (down from 427th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Australian Explorer.

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Among explorers, Tim Flannery ranks 406 out of 405Before him are John Forrest, Thomas Mitchell, Ellen MacArthur, Marek Kamiński, Ann Bancroft, and Laura Dekker.

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Among people born in 1956, Tim Flannery ranks 564Before him are Charlie Adler, Jeff Merkley, Sally Jewell, Darrell Pace, Arundhati Bhattacharya, and Garry Birtles. After him are Michael L. Gernhardt, Kevin Moran, Howard Benson, Kevin Cogan, Paul Lockhart, and S. Scott Bullock.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Tim Flannery ranks 503 out of 790Before him are Tabrett Bethell (1982), Hayden Foxe (1977), Scott Dixon (1980), Tony Dorigo (1965), Robbie Kruse (1988), and Rennae Stubbs (1971). After him are Caleb Ewan (1994), Simon Clarke (1986), Mathew Ryan (1992), Caitlin Stasey (1990), Bronte Barratt (1989), and Teddy Dunn (1980).

Among EXPLORERS In Australia

Among explorers born in Australia, Tim Flannery ranks 4Before him are Luís Vaz de Torres (1565), Hubert Wilkins (1888), and John Forrest (1847).