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.

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Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(American)
Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade
(British)
Jean-Baptiste LamarckJean-Baptiste Lamarck
(French)

TheophrastusTheophrastus
(Greek)
Georges CuvierGeorges Cuvier
(French)
Jeff CorwinJeff Corwin
(American)

Craig VenterCraig Venter
(American)
J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Indian,British)
Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey
(British)

Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)
Paul R. EhrlichPaul R. Ehrlich
(American)
James LovelockJames Lovelock
(British)

Carl WoeseCarl Woese
(American)
Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin
(British)
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(Russian)

Luc MontagnierLuc Montagnier
(French)
Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka
(Japanese)
Richard OwenRichard Owen
(British)

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)
Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)
Paul NursePaul Nurse
(British)

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)
Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)
Sydney BrennerSydney Brenner
(British,South African)

Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)
Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)
Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)

Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)
PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
(British)

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)
Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov
James D. WatsonJames D. Watson
(American)

Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
(French)
Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)
Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(American)

John Edward GrayJohn Edward Gray
(British)
Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
(Dutch)

Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)
John GurdonJohn Gurdon
(British)
Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)

Mario CapecchiMario Capecchi
(Italian,American)
August WeismannAugust Weismann
Conrad GessnerConrad Gessner
(Swiss)

Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)
Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Yuan LongpingYuan Longping