List of famous biologists with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Biologists’ job involves the study of living organism and their relationship with natural world. They try to discover the mechanism of living creatures with their study of the origin, habits and genetic structure of those organisms. Study of wildlife is an important aspect of a biologist’s job. Methods like identification and observation play a major role in this concern. Various factors of environmental issue that affect wildlife are also important in this context. There are many biologists whose working area is concerned with zoo animals. They work for the preservation of endangered species in a systematic way. Based on their study, they prepare reports that are published in various scientific journals. Biologists working in healthcare sector work to prevent deadly diseases by identifying harmful virus. There are many biologists who serve in environmental management and conservation field. Their work involves providing solution for environmental problems and preservation of nature. Marine biologists conduct study on animals and plants that live in salt water. Biologists working in educational sector engage themselves in the publication of their study in different journals besides imparting education at classrooms. What follows is a collection of the biographies, timelines and trivia about some of the world’s most famous biologists.

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
(French)

Jean-Baptiste LamarckJean-Baptiste Lamarck
(French)

Paul R. EhrlichPaul R. Ehrlich
(American)

Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)
Jeff CorwinJeff Corwin
(American)

Alister HardyAlister Hardy
(British)
Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey
(British)

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(American)

Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka
(Japanese)

James LovelockJames Lovelock
(British)
J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Indian,British)

Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade
(British)
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)

PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)

Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov
Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)

Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)
Luc MontagnierLuc Montagnier
(French)

Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)

Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)
Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)

Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)
Kathleen RubinsKathleen Rubins
(American)

Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries

August WeismannAugust Weismann

Michael LevittMichael Levitt
(American,South African)
Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)

Jack W. SzostakJack W. Szostak
(Canadian,Polish,American)
Susan Greenfield, Baroness GreenfieldSusan Greenfield, Baroness Greenfield
(British)

Linda B. BuckLinda B. Buck
(American)

Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)

Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)
Yoshiki SasaiYoshiki Sasai
(Japanese)

Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
(American)
Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)

Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(American)

Bill MollisonBill Mollison
(Australian)

Francisco J. AyalaFrancisco J. Ayala
(Spanish,American)
Jean RostandJean Rostand
(French)

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Yuan LongpingYuan Longping

Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)

Mary Styles HarrisMary Styles Harris
(American)

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