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List of famous male paleontologists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male paleontologists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being paleontologists. There are thousand of males working as paleontologists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic paleontologists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a paleontologist then the people below should give you inspiration.

This is a list that includes people like Alan Walker and Edwin Harris Colbert.

While this isn't a list of all male paleontologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male paleontologists?" and "Who are the best male paleontologists?"
Stephen Jay Gould is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Paleontologists
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Stephen Jay Gould was an American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist and historian of science. He was also one of the most influential and widely read writers of popular science of his generation. Gould spent most of his career teaching at Harvard University and working at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. In the later years of his life, Gould also taught biology and evolution at New York University. Gould's most significant contribution to evolutionary biology was the theory of punctuated equilibrium, which he developed with Niles Eldredge in 1972. The theory proposes that most evolution is marked by long periods of evolutionary stability, which is punctuated by rare ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 61 (1941-2002)

Birthplace: Bayside, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Francisco Moreno is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Paleontologists
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Francisco Pascasio Moreno was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno. Perito Moreno has been credited as one of the most influential figures in the Argentine incorporation of large parts of Patagonia. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 67 (1852-1919)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Alan C. Walker is a 1986 Guggenheim Fellow in Social Sciences. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 79

Birthplace: Leicester, United Kingdom

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James Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Paleontologists
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James Hall was a geologist and mountaineer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 87 (1811-1898)

Birthplace: Hingham, Massachusetts, United States of America

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