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.

Sam HarrisSam Harris
(American)
Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade
(British)
Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(American)

Jean-Baptiste LamarckJean-Baptiste Lamarck
(French)
Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey
(British)
TheophrastusTheophrastus
(Greek)

Jeff CorwinJeff Corwin
(American)
Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)
Craig VenterCraig Venter
(American)

Georges CuvierGeorges Cuvier
(French)
Paul R. EhrlichPaul R. Ehrlich
(American)
Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)

J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Indian,British)
Luc MontagnierLuc Montagnier
(French)
Richard OwenRichard Owen
(British)

James LovelockJames Lovelock
(British)
Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka
(Japanese)
Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin
(British)

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)
Francisco J. AyalaFrancisco J. Ayala
(Spanish,American)
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(Russian)

Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)
Carl WoeseCarl Woese
(American)
Paul NursePaul Nurse
(British)

Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)
Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)
Sydney BrennerSydney Brenner
(British,South African)

Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
(British)
Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)
Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)

Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
(Dutch)
Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov

James D. WatsonJames D. Watson
(American)
Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)
Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)

PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)
Yuan LongpingYuan Longping
Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)

John Edward GrayJohn Edward Gray
(British)
Conrad GessnerConrad Gessner
(Swiss)
Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
(French)

Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)
Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)
Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)

Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Mario CapecchiMario Capecchi
(Italian,American)
August WeismannAugust Weismann