G. Evelyn Hutchinson

1903 - 1991

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George Evelyn Hutchinson (January 30, 1903 – May 17, 1991), was a British ecologist sometimes described as the "father of modern ecology." He contributed for more than sixty years to the fields of limnology, systems ecology, radiation ecology, entomology, genetics, biogeochemistry, a mathematical theory of population growth, art history, philosophy, religion, and anthropology. He worked on the passage of phosphorus through lakes, the chemistry and biology of lakes, the theory of interspecific competition, and on insect taxonomy and genetics, zoo-geography and African water bugs. He is known as one of the first to combine ecology with mathematics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of G. Evelyn Hutchinson has received more than 121,673 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. G. Evelyn Hutchinson is the 741st most popular biologist, the 3,752nd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 120th most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, G. Evelyn Hutchinson ranks 741 out of 844Before him are Alfred Cogniaux, Jane Colden, David Starr Jordan, Nigel Marven, Charlotte Auerbach, and Robert Jameson. After him are Alfred Romer, Emmanuelle Charpentier, Anton Reichenow, George Ord, Herbert Giles, and Robert Trivers.

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Among people born in 1903, G. Evelyn Hutchinson ranks 244Before him are Elisha Cook Jr., Ali Sastroamidjojo, Malcolm Muggeridge, Vernon Duke, Koto Matsudaira, and Niní Marshall. After him are Norman Foster, Romeo Neri, Kenneth Clark, Lucien Michard, Adolf Kainz, and Grethe Weiser. Among people deceased in 1991, G. Evelyn Hutchinson ranks 180Before him are Hans Schwartz, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Pierre Brunet, Ken Curtis, Moshe Castel, and Keye Luke. After him are Franz Brunner, Ellen Braumüller, Daniel Oduber Quirós, Wilhelm Brinkmann, Fritz Riess, and Henri Louveau.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, G. Evelyn Hutchinson ranks 3,752 out of 6,924Before him are Bob Evans (1947), Douglas Slocombe (1913), Roy Bentley (1924), Vincent Regan (1965), Robert Jameson (1774), and George W. Campbell (1769). After him are John Ainsworth-Davis (1895), Jeanette Winterson (1959), Harriet Walter (1950), Alice Eve (1982), Eric Gill (1882), and Jamie Carragher (1978).

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Among biologists born in United Kingdom, G. Evelyn Hutchinson ranks 120Before him are Hugh Edwin Strickland (1811), Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet (1800), John Abbot (1751), Reginald Innes Pocock (1863), Nigel Marven (1960), and Robert Jameson (1774). After him are Herbert Giles (1845), Charles Tate Regan (1878), Prideaux John Selby (1788), Gilbert White (1720), William Thomas Blanford (1832), and David Douglas (1799).