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

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

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

Paul R. EhrlichPaul R. Ehrlich
(American)
Ernest Everett JustErnest Everett Just
(American)
Bruce Edwards IvinsBruce Edwards Ivins
(American)

Erasmus DarwinErasmus Darwin
(British)
James LovelockJames Lovelock
(British)
Carl WoeseCarl Woese
(American)

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

Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron RothschildWalter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild
(British)
Oswald AveryOswald Avery
(Canadian)
Nikolai VavilovNikolai Vavilov
(Russian)

Andrew BaldwinAndrew Baldwin
(American)
Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden
(German)
Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot
(French)

Paul NursePaul Nurse
(British)
Sydney BrennerSydney Brenner
(British,South African)
James D. WatsonJames D. Watson
(American)

Friedrich MiescherFriedrich Miescher
(Swiss)
Ludwig von BertalanffyLudwig von Bertalanffy
(Austrian,Canadian)
Joseph Dalton HookerJoseph Dalton Hooker
(British)

Lazzaro SpallanzaniLazzaro Spallanzani
(Italian)
Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte
(French)
Mario CapecchiMario Capecchi
(Italian,American)

Tim FlanneryTim Flannery
(Australian)
Hugo de VriesHugo de Vries
(Dutch)
Ilya Ivanovich IvanovIlya Ivanovich Ivanov

PZ MyersPZ Myers
(American)
Stanley MillerStanley Miller
(American)
Keith L. MooreKeith L. Moore
(Canadian)

Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
(French)
August WeismannAugust Weismann
John Edward GrayJohn Edward Gray
(British)

Massimo PigliucciMassimo Pigliucci
(American)
Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel
(German)
Conrad GessnerConrad Gessner
(Swiss)

John GurdonJohn Gurdon
(British)
Martinus BeijerinckMartinus Beijerinck
Carol W. GreiderCarol W. Greider
(American)