Occupation

BIOLOGISTS

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With 844 biographies, Biologists are the 18th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Tennis Players, Philosophers, and Racing Drivers.

Pantheon has 843 people classified as biologists born between 1197 and 2000. Of these 843, 92 (10.91%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living biologists include James Watson, Luc Montagnier, and Richard Dawkins. The most famous deceased biologists include Charles Darwin, Carl Linnaeus, and Gregor Mendel. As of October 2020, 158 new biologists have been added to Pantheon including Philibert Commerson, Charles Chamberland, and Waldemar Haffkine.

Living Biologists

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Deceased Biologists

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Newly Added Biologists (2020)

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Most biologists were born in Germany (156), United Kingdom (152), and United States (139). By city, the most common birth places were Paris (27), London (19), and New York City (18).The most common death places of biologists were United Kingdom (141), Germany (122), and United States (119). By city, these were Paris (58), London (38), and Berlin (30).

The earliest biographies classified as biologists in Pantheon are Otto Brunfels, Alessandra Giliani, and Ibn al-Baitar.  The concentration of biologists was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier biologists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

Which Biologists were alive at the same time? This visualization shows the lifespans of the 25 most globally memorable Biologists since 1700.

Biologists are found within the Science & Technology domain which also includes Mathematicians, Physicists, Astronomers, Chemists, and Physicians.