Wilhem de Haan

1801 - 1855

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Wilhem de Haan (7 February 1801 in Amsterdam – 15 April 1855 in Leiden) was a Dutch zoologist. He specialised in the study of insects and crustaceans, and was the first keeper of invertebrates at the Rijksmuseum in Leiden, now Naturalis. He was forced to retire in 1846, when he was partially paralysed by a spinal disease. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhem de Haan has received more than 13,547 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhem de Haan is the 728th most popular biologist, the 670th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 15th most popular Dutch Biologist.

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Among biologists, Wilhem de Haan ranks 728 out of 844Before him are Paul Nurse, José Antonio Pavón Jiménez, Maxwell T. Masters, François Marie Daudin, Birbal Sahni, and Jacob Bjerknes. After him are Edward Newton, Hugh Edwin Strickland, Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet, John Abbot, Christian Drosten, and Reginald Innes Pocock.

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Among people born in 1801, Wilhem de Haan ranks 63Before him are Carl August von Steinheil, Edward William Lane, František Škroup, José Joaquín Pérez, Georgios Koletis, and William Hallowes Miller. After him is Robert J. Walker. Among people deceased in 1855, Wilhem de Haan ranks 38Before him are Josef Munzinger, Konstantin Batyushkov, Guglielmo Pepe, Henry Bishop, William John Swainson, and Francisco Xavier de Luna Pizarro. After him are Henry De la Beche, John Canfield Spencer, and Thomas Mitchell.

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Among people born in Netherlands, Wilhem de Haan ranks 670 out of 1,209Before him are Albert Mol (1917), Alex van Warmerdam (1952), Frans Andriessen (1929), Jan Heemskerk (1818), Conny Vandenbos (1937), and André Ooijer (1974). After him are Nida Senff (1920), Anneke van Giersbergen (1973), Adrie Koster (1954), Nordin Amrabat (1987), Hendrik Timmer (1904), and Sylvia Hoeks (1983).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Netherlands

Among biologists born in Netherlands, Wilhem de Haan ranks 15Before him are Pieter Boddaert (1730), Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1734), Pieter Bleeker (1819), George Clifford III (1685), Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), and Johannes Burman (1707). After him are C. B. van Niel (1897) and Wim Crusio (1954).