Reginald Punnett

1875 - 1967

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Reginald Crundall Punnett FRS (; 20 June 1875 – 3 January 1967) was a British geneticist who co-founded, with William Bateson, the Journal of Genetics in 1910. Punnett is probably best remembered today as the creator of the Punnett square, a tool still used by biologists to predict the probability of possible genotypes of offspring. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Reginald Punnett has received more than 149,573 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Reginald Punnett is the 506th most popular biologist, the 2,586th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 68th most popular British Biologist.

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Among biologists, Reginald Punnett ranks 506 out of 844Before him are Eugène Simon, Gerrit Smith Miller, Samuel Frederick Gray, Josef August Schultes, Petter Adolf Karsten, and Ludwig Diels. After him are Benedykt Dybowski, Max Carl Wilhelm Weber, Nils Johan Andersson, Philippe Édouard Léon Van Tieghem, Jean Victoir Audouin, and Carl Jakob Sundevall.

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Among people born in 1875, Reginald Punnett ranks 105Before him are Otto Gessler, Ramiro de Maeztu, William D. Leahy, Henning Jakob Henrik Lund, Henri Callot, and Kunio Yanagita. After him are Panagiotis Paraskevopoulos, Georgios Papasideris, Uemura Shōen, Leopold Andrian, Henrik Sjöberg, and Marie Marvingt. Among people deceased in 1967, Reginald Punnett ranks 152Before him are Antonio Moreno, Eddie Tolan, Samad Behrangi, Oskar Maria Graf, Greta Schröder, and Lajos Kassák. After him are Zhou Zuoren, Percy Hodge, Varian Fry, Vlastimil Kopecký, Francis Spellman, and Daniel Jones.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Reginald Punnett ranks 2,586 out of 6,924Before him are Peter J. Ratcliffe (1954), Minette Walters (1949), C. P. Snow (1905), Frederick W. Lanchester (1868), Allan Ramsay (1713), and David Frost (1939). After him are Donald Moffat (1930), Arthur Gore (1868), Bruce Fraser, 1st Baron Fraser of North Cape (1888), W. W. Jacobs (1863), Adam Clayton (1960), and John Hopkinson (1849).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, Reginald Punnett ranks 68Before him are William Jackson Hooker (1785), William Curtis (1746), William Elford Leach (1791), George Arnott Walker-Arnott (1799), Edward Blyth (1810), and Samuel Frederick Gray (1766). After him are John Anderson (1833), Philip Henry Gosse (1810), Anna Russell (1807), Charles Wyville Thomson (1830), N. E. Brown (1849), and Everard Home (1756).