William John Burchell

1781 - 1863

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William John Burchell (23 July 1781 – 23 March 1863) was an English explorer, naturalist, traveller, artist, and author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William John Burchell has received more than 37,186 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). William John Burchell is the 662nd most popular biologist (down from 601st in 2019), the 3,244th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,961st in 2019) and the 93rd most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, William John Burchell ranks 662 out of 844. Before him are Robert Sapolsky, Alexander Agassiz, Carlo Luigi Spegazzini, William John Swainson, Émil Goeldi, and Mary F. Lyon. After him are Gaston Bonnier, Jacob Christian Schäffer, Keith Campbell, Carol W. Greider, Paul Henri Lecomte, and Richard Thomas Lowe.

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Among people born in 1781, William John Burchell ranks 36Before him are José de Madrazo y Agudo, Friedrich von Berchtold, François Habeneck, Andrés Narvarte, Joseph Johann von Littrow, and Christian von Steven. After him are Joaquín Suárez, George Ord, Francis Leggatt Chantrey, José María Calatrava y Peinado, and William Wyatt Bibb. Among people deceased in 1863, William John Burchell ranks 43Before him are Little Crow, Edward Robinson, John B. Floyd, Christian von Steven, Alfred Moquin-Tandon, and Jane Pierce. After him are James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin, Charles Robert Cockerell, Juan Francisco de Vidal, John F. Reynolds, Earl Van Dorn, and John Buford.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William John Burchell ranks 3,244 out of 6,924. Before him are William Davenant (1606), Gwen John (1876), Henry Cooper (1934), Mary F. Lyon (1925), Dave Charlton (1936), and Ashley Cole (1980). After him are Eric A. Havelock (1903), Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington (1919), Rupert Graves (1963), Colin Salmon (1962), Cynewulf (900), and Simon Fuller (1960).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, William John Burchell ranks 93Before him are David Goodall (1914), William Townsend Aiton (1766), George Edwards (1694), John Fleming (1785), William John Swainson (1789), and Mary F. Lyon (1925). After him are Keith Campbell (1954), Richard Thomas Lowe (1802), Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw (1902), Robert Wight (1796), Thomas Andrew Knight (1759), and Robert Morison (1620).