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)
Dian FosseyDian Fossey
(American)
Jeremy WadeJeremy Wade
(British)

Jean-Baptiste LamarckJean-Baptiste Lamarck
(French)
Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey
(British)
Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(American)

Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)
Georges CuvierGeorges Cuvier
(French)
Craig VenterCraig Venter
(American)

TheophrastusTheophrastus
(Greek)
Paul R. EhrlichPaul R. Ehrlich
(American)
Jeff CorwinJeff Corwin
(American)

J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Indian,British)
Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin
(British)
Luc MontagnierLuc Montagnier
(French)

Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka
(Japanese)
Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)
Richard OwenRichard Owen
(British)

James LovelockJames Lovelock
(British)
Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)
Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)

Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)
Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)
Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov

Carl WoeseCarl Woese
(American)
Paul NursePaul Nurse
(British)
Sydney BrennerSydney Brenner
(British,South African)

Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)
Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(Russian)

Conrad GessnerConrad Gessner
(Swiss)
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
(British)
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
(Dutch)

James D. WatsonJames D. Watson
(American)
Peter Simon PallasPeter Simon Pallas
(German)
Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)

Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)
Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)
Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)

Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)
PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)
Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
(French)

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)
John Edward GrayJohn Edward Gray
(British)
Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(American)

John GurdonJohn Gurdon
(British)
Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)
Günter BlobelGünter Blobel
(German,Polish,American)