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 57,505 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Philip Sclater is the 138th most popular biologist (up from 143rd in 2019), the 961st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 866th in 2019) and the 21st 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 138 out of 844Before him are Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin, Theodor Escherich, Stephen Jay Gould, Michel Adanson, J. B. S. Haldane, and Sylvia Earle. After him are Oliver Smithies, Susumu Tonegawa, George Shaw, Roger Guillemin, Norman Borlaug, and Georg Wilhelm Steller.

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Among people born in 1829, Philip Sclater ranks 13Before him are Chester A. Arthur, Asaph Hall, Auguste Beernaert, Alfred Brehm, Theodor Billroth, and Anselm Feuerbach. After him are Ranavalona II, William Booth, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, N. R. Pogson, Adolf Eugen Fick, and Tự Đức. Among people deceased in 1913, Philip Sclater ranks 22Before him are Ármin Vámbéry, Lewis A. Swift, Emily Davison, Gustaf de Laval, Alfred Redl, and Katsura Tarō. After him are Mahmud Shevket Pasha, Mariano Rampolla, Infanta Antónia of Portugal, Empress Dowager Longyu, David Popper, and Reginald Lee.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Philip Sclater ranks 961 out of 6,924Before him are Damon Hill (1960), David Prowse (1935), Amy Winehouse (1983), Roger Mortimer, 1st Earl of March (1287), Kim Cattrall (1956), and James Anderson (1680). After him are Æthelbald, King of Wessex (831), Joseph Chamberlain (1836), Clementine Churchill (1885), Winifred Wagner (1897), Samuel Crompton (1753), and John Hanning Speke (1827).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Philip Sclater ranks 21Before him are Desmond Morris (1928), John Ray (1627), Archibald Hill (1886), William Bateson (1861), William Carey (1761), and J. B. S. Haldane (1892). After him are Oliver Smithies (1925), George Shaw (1751), Anna Atkins (1799), Charles Bell (1774), George Robert Gray (1808), and Martin Evans (1941).