Philip Sclater

1829 - 1913

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Philip Lutley Sclater (4 November 1829 – 27 June 1913) was an English lawyer and zoologist. In zoology, he was an expert ornithologist, and identified the main zoogeographic regions of the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philip Sclater has received more than 89,563 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Philip Sclater is the 92nd most popular biologist (up from 99th in 2019), the 606th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 762nd in 2019) and the 15th most popular British Biologist.

Philip Sclater was a British zoologist and ornithologist who is most famous for his work on the distribution of animals.

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Among biologists, Philip Sclater ranks 92 out of 1,097Before him are Stanley B. Prusiner, Ralph M. Steinman, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Erasmus Darwin, Aaron Ciechanover, and Otto Wilhelm Hermann von Abich. After him are Hermann Joseph Muller, John B. Calhoun, Gabriele Falloppio, Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin, Günter Blobel, and Jules A. Hoffmann.

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Among people born in 1829, Philip Sclater ranks 9Before him are Geronimo, August Kekulé, Chester A. Arthur, Anton Rubinstein, John Everett Millais, and Auguste Beernaert. After him are Asaph Hall, Theodor Billroth, Alfred Brehm, Anselm Feuerbach, Adolf Eugen Fick, and Ranavalona II. Among people deceased in 1913, Philip Sclater ranks 15Before him are Menelik II, Sophia of Nassau, Tobias Asser, August Bebel, Josephine Cochrane, and Harriet Tubman. After him are Francisco I. Madero, Ármin Vámbéry, Katsura Tarō, Lewis A. Swift, Blanche Monnier, and Gustaf de Laval.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Philip Sclater ranks 606 out of 8,785Before him are Nigel Farage (1964), Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), Annie Besant (1847), Amélie of Orléans (1865), Norman Angell (1872), and James III of Scotland (1451). After him are William Dampier (1651), Fred Perry (1909), Louis Wain (1860), Thomas Hardy (1840), James II of Scotland (1430), and Nigel Mansell (1953).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Philip Sclater ranks 15Before him are Richard Owen (1804), John Edward Gray (1800), Robert Edwards (1925), Philip Miller (1691), Archibald Hill (1886), and Erasmus Darwin (1731). After him are Oliver Smithies (1925), Julian Huxley (1887), John Gurdon (1933), Charles Scott Sherrington (1952), John Ray (1627), and William Carey (1761).