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With 59 biographies, Geologists are the 76th most common occupation in Pantheon, behind Lawyers, Geographers, and Golfers.

Pantheon has 70 people classified as geologists born between 1638 and 1965. Of these 70, 4 (5.71%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living geologists include Niles Eldredge, Walter Alvarez, and Judith Curry. The most famous deceased geologists include Alfred Wegener, Charles Francis Richter, and Nicolas Steno. As of April 2022, 11 new geologists have been added to Pantheon including Christiaan Snouck Hurgronje, John Phillips, and Pentti Eskola.

Living Geologists

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Newly Added Geologists (2022)

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Most geologists were born in United Kingdom (14), United States (11), and Germany (8). By city, the most common birth places were Copenhagen (2), London (2), and Bonn (2).The most common death places of geologists were United Kingdom (16), United States (12), and Russia (7). By city, these were London (4), Saint Petersburg (3), and Moscow (3).

The earliest biographies classified as geologists in Pantheon are James Hutton, Giovanni Arduino, and Nicolas Steno.  The concentration of geologists was largest during the Newspaper Era, which lasted from 1700 to 1899. Some birth or death locations for earlier geologists are unknown, which may account for timeline differences below.

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

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