#5217 Overall Influence

Matthias Jakob Schleiden

Botanist and philosopher


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Matthias Jakob Schleiden was a German botanist and co-founder of cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow.Career Matthias Jakob Schleiden was born in Hamburg on 5 April 1804. His father was the municipal physician of Hamburg. Schleiden pursued legal studies graduating in 1827. He then established a legal practice but after a period of emotional depression and an attempted suicide, he changed professions.

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University of Göttingen

University in the city of Göttingen, Germany

RheinMain University of Applied Sciences

A university

University of Jena

University located in Jena, Thuringia, Germany

Goethe University Frankfurt

University in Frankfurt, Germany

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#204 World Rank
#5370 World Rank