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

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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.

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(American)
Jean-Baptiste LamarckJean-Baptiste Lamarck
(French)
Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)

Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade
(British)
TheophrastusTheophrastus
(Greek)
Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)

Georges CuvierGeorges Cuvier
(French)
Jeff CorwinJeff Corwin
(American)
Craig VenterCraig Venter
(American)

Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey
(British)
J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Indian,British)
Carl WoeseCarl Woese
(American)

Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka
(Japanese)
Paul R. EhrlichPaul R. Ehrlich
(American)
James LovelockJames Lovelock
(British)

Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin
(British)
Luc MontagnierLuc Montagnier
(French)
Richard OwenRichard Owen
(British)

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(Russian)
Paul NursePaul Nurse
(British)

Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)
Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)
Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)
Sydney BrennerSydney Brenner
(British,South African)
Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)

PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)
Mario CapecchiMario Capecchi
(Italian,American)
Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)

James D. WatsonJames D. Watson
(American)
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
(British)
Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
(French)

Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov
Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)
Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)

John GurdonJohn Gurdon
(British)
Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
(Dutch)

Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(American)
Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)
Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)

Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)
Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)
John Edward GrayJohn Edward Gray
(British)

Conrad GessnerConrad Gessner
(Swiss)
Yuan LongpingYuan Longping
August WeismannAugust Weismann