Famous People From Australia
Peter SingerPeter Singer
06 July 1946
Philosopher
V. Gordon ChildeV. Gordon Childe
14 April 1892
Archaeologist and Philologist

Douglas MawsonDouglas Mawson
05 May 1882
Explorer, Geologist

Ferdinand von MuellerFerdinand von Mueller
30 June 1825
Botanist and Geographer

Yanis VaroufakisYanis Varoufakis
24 March 1961
Economist, Politician, Professor, Non-fiction

George PellGeorge Pell
08 June 1941
Cardinal
James D. WolfensohnJames D. Wolfensohn
01 December 1933
Lawyer

David ChalmersDavid Chalmers
20 April 1966
Philosopher, University teacher

Elton MayoElton Mayo
26 December 1880
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Michael HallidayMichael Halliday
13 April 1925
Linguist

Peter CostelloPeter Costello
14 August 1957
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, Investment banker
Alexander DownerAlexander Downer
09 September 1951
Economist, Diplomat, Politician

Richard FarleighRichard Farleigh
09 November 1960
Chess player, Investor, Businessperson

John HewsonJohn Hewson
28 October 1946
Economist, Politician

Rene RivkinRene Rivkin
06 June 1944
Stockbroker

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
28 January 1956
Biologist, Paleontologist, Zoologist,
J. L. MackieJ. L. Mackie
25 August 1917
Philosopher, University teacher

Joseph JacobsJoseph Jacobs
29 August 1854
Literary critic, Literary historian, Folklorist,

Richard BonyngeRichard Bonynge
29 September 1930
Conductor, Pianist

Bill MollisonBill Mollison
04 May 1928
scientist, naturalist, psychologist
Steve KeenSteve Keen
28 March 1953
Economist

Rosi BraidottiRosi Braidotti
28 September 1954
Philosopher, University teacher, Feminist
Colin BarnettColin Barnett
15 July 1950
Economist, Politician

Raymond DartRaymond Dart
04 February 1893
Anatomist

Keith WindschuttleKeith Windschuttle
1942 AD
historian
Michael TaussigMichael Taussig
03 April 1940
Anthropologist, University teacher

Hedley BullHedley Bull
10 June 1932
Political scientist, University teacher
John EcclesJohn Eccles
27 January 1903
Neurophysiologist

J. J. C. SmartJ. J. C. Smart
16 September 1920
Philosopher, University teacher

Tony AttwoodTony Attwood
09 February 1952
Psychologist
Geoffrey BlaineyGeoffrey Blainey
11 March 1930
Historian

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Hubert WilkinsHubert Wilkins
31 October 1888
Explorer
Fiona WoodFiona Wood
02 February 1958
Plastic surgeon, Physician

Ian PlimerIan Plimer
12 February 1946
Geologist

Samuel AlexanderSamuel Alexander
06 January 1859
British philosopher

Alan VilliersAlan Villiers
23 September 1903
Author
John PassmoreJohn Passmore
09 September 1914
Philosopher
John Dunmore LangJohn Dunmore Lang
25 August 1799
Writer

Glenn StevensGlenn Stevens
23 January 1958
Economist, Banker

Phillip KnightleyPhillip Knightley
23 January 1929
Journalist, Historian

Walter Baldwin SpencerWalter Baldwin Spencer
23 June 1860
Anthropologist
William Edward Hanley StannerWilliam Edward Hanley Stanner
24 November 1905
Anthropologist

Kylie TennantKylie Tennant
12 March 1912
Novelist

Francis James GillenFrancis James Gillen
28 October 1855
Anthropologist