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.

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

Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)
Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)
TheophrastusTheophrastus
(Greek)

Jeff CorwinJeff Corwin
(American)
Aubrey de GreyAubrey de Grey
(British)
Georges CuvierGeorges Cuvier
(French)

Carl WoeseCarl Woese
(American)
Craig VenterCraig Venter
(American)
J. B. S. HaldaneJ. B. S. Haldane
(Indian,British)

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

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

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)
Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)
Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)

Francisco J. AyalaFrancisco J. Ayala
(Spanish,American)
Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)
Paul NursePaul Nurse
(British)

Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(Russian)
Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)
Sydney BrennerSydney Brenner
(British,South African)

Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)
PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
(British)

Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)
Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)
Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)

James D. WatsonJames D. Watson
(American)
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
(Dutch)
Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck

John Edward GrayJohn Edward Gray
(British)
Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)
Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)

Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
(French)
Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov
Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(American)

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)
John GurdonJohn Gurdon
(British)
Conrad GessnerConrad Gessner
(Swiss)

Mario CapecchiMario Capecchi
(Italian,American)
Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)
Jean-Henri FabreJean-Henri Fabre
(French)