BIOLOGIST

Robert May, Baron May of Oxford

1936 - 2020

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Robert McCredie May, Baron May of Oxford, HonFAIB (8 January 1936 – 28 April 2020) was an Australian scientist who was Chief Scientific Adviser to the UK Government, President of the Royal Society, and a professor at the University of Sydney and Princeton University. He held joint professorships at the University of Oxford and Imperial College London. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert May, Baron May of Oxford has received more than 215,035 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Robert May, Baron May of Oxford is the 573rd most popular biologist (up from 658th in 2019), the 140th most popular biography from Australia and the 4th most popular Australian Biologist.

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Among BIOLOGISTS

Among biologists, Robert May, Baron May of Oxford ranks 573 out of 844Before him are Warwick Estevam Kerr, Jan Frederik Gronovius, Gabriel Bibron, Wilhelm Hofmeister, Johannes Müller Argoviensis, and Alfred Grandidier. After him are Everard Home, Amotz Zahavi, Ruth Arnon, Francisco Manuel Blanco, Heinrich Boie, and Gaetano Savi.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1936, Robert May, Baron May of Oxford ranks 282Before him are Birthe Wilke, Francisco Ibáñez Talavera, Judea Pearl, Nicol Williamson, Mala Sinha, and Gary Hart. After him are Conchita Bautista, Betty Curtis, Natalya Gorbanevskaya, Clive Swift, Larry Cohen, and James Jamerson. Among people deceased in 2020, Robert May, Baron May of Oxford ranks 379Before him are Herman Cain, Mike Moore, Larry Kramer, José Luis Cuerda, James Lipton, and Bob Kulick. After him are Hartwig Gauder, Gary Peacock, Tom Heinsohn, Grant Imahara, Marko Elsner, and Chung Won-shik.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, Robert May, Baron May of Oxford ranks 140 out of 790Before him are Richard Roxburgh (1962), Russell Mulcahy (1953), Peter Carey (1943), Joel Edgerton (1974), Yvonne Strahovski (1982), and Raewyn Connell (1944). After him are David Warren (1925), Radha Mitchell (1973), Eliza Taylor (1989), Robert Stigwood (1934), Scott Morrison (1968), and Rose Byrne (1979).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Australia

Among biologists born in Australia, Robert May, Baron May of Oxford ranks 4Before him are Elizabeth Blackburn (1948), Macfarlane Burnet (1899), and David Bruce (1855).