William Bartram

1739 - 1823

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William Bartram (April 20, 1739 – July 22, 1823) was an American botanist, ornithologist, natural historian and explorer. Bartram was the author of an acclaimed book, now known by the shortened title Bartram's Travels, which chronicled his explorations of the southern British colonies in North America from 1773 to 1777. Bartram has been described as "the first naturalist who penetrated the dense tropical forests of Florida".Bartram was one of the first ornithologists born in America. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Bartram has received more than 159,299 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). William Bartram is the 787th most popular biologist (down from 643rd in 2019), the 8,798th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,730th in 2019) and the 115th most popular American Biologist.

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Among biologists, William Bartram ranks 787 out of 844Before him are William Beebe, William Kirby, C. B. van Niel, Robert Ridgway, Peter Ascanius, and Alexander Alfonsovich Grossheim. After him are Elizabeth Gertrude Britton, Mark Catesby, John Claudius Loudon, Walter Buller, Robert Weinberg, and Charles Wallace Richmond.

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Among people born in 1739, William Bartram ranks 21Before him are Jean-François de La Harpe, Frei Galvão, Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, Juan de Villanueva, Henrik Gabriel Porthan, and John Rutledge. After him is George Clymer. Among people deceased in 1823, William Bartram ranks 28Before him are Luis María de Borbón y Vallabriga, Johann Baptist Allgaier, Henry Raeburn, Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen, Erik Johan Stagnelius, and Charles Hutton.

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Among people born in United States, William Bartram ranks 8,798 out of 15,968Before him are Marc Webb (1974), Eddy Arnold (1918), Charlie Dominici (1951), Judy Blume (1938), William Clothier (1881), and John Carroll (1735). After him are John Oliver Creighton (1943), Charlie Rose (1942), Muhal Richard Abrams (1930), Jerry Herman (1931), Maggie Siff (1974), and Jimmy Van Heusen (1913).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, William Bartram ranks 115Before him are John Lawrence LeConte (1825), Norman I. Platnick (1951), Frank Chapman (1864), Charles Sibley (1917), William Beebe (1877), and Robert Ridgway (1850). After him are Elizabeth Gertrude Britton (1858), Robert Weinberg (1942), Charles Wallace Richmond (1868), Elliott Coues (1842), Charles B. Cory (1857), and John Bartram (1699).