Famous Male Zoologists

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

A list made up of people like Victor Hensen and G. P. Wells.

While this isn't a list of all male zoologists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male zoologists?" and "Who are the best male zoologists?"
Steve Irwin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Zoologists
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Stephen Robert Irwin (22 February 1962 – 4 September 2006), nicknamed "The Crocodile Hunter", was an Australian zookeeper, conservationist and television personality. Irwin achieved worldwide fame from the television series The Crocodile Hunter (1996–2007), an internationally broadcast wildlife documentary series which he co-hosted with his wife Terri; the couple also hosted the series Croc Files (1999–2001), The Crocodile Hunter Diaries (2002–2006), and New Breed Vets (2005). They also owned and operated Australia Zoo, founded by Irwin's parents in Beerwah, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the Queensland state capital city of Brisbane. Irwin died at 44, after being pierced in the heart ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 44 (1962-2006)

Birthplace: Essendon, Melbourne, Australia

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Peter Kropotkin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Zoologists
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Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (; Russian: Пётр Алексе́евич Кропо́ткин; December 9, 1842 – February 8, 1921) was a Russian activist, revolutionary, scientist, geographer and philosopher who advocated anarcho-communism. Born into an aristocratic land-owning family, he attended a military school and later served as an officer in Siberia, where he participated in several geological expeditions. He was imprisoned for his activism in 1874 and managed to escape two years later. He spent the next 41 years in exile in Switzerland, France (where he was imprisoned for almost four years) and in England. He returned to Russia after the Russian Revolution in 1917 but was disappointed by the Bolshevik form ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 79 (1842-1921)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Su Song is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Zoologists
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Su Song was a renowned Han Chinese polymath who was described as a scientist, mathematician, statesman, astronomer, cartographer, horologist, medical doctor, pharmacologist, mineralogist, zoologist, botanist, mechanical and architectural engineer, poet, antiquarian, and ambassador of the Song Dynasty. Su Song was the engineer of a hydro-mechanical astronomical clock tower in medieval Kaifeng, which employed the use of an early escapement mechanism. The escapement mechanism of Su's clock tower had been invented by Buddhist monk Yi Xing and government official Liang Lingzan in 725 AD to operate a water-powered armillary sphere, although Su's armillary sphere was the first to be provided with a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 81 (1020-1101)

Birthplace: Quanzhou, China

Georges Cuvier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Zoologists
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Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier (French: [kyvje]; 23 August 1769 – 13 May 1832), known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology". Cuvier was a major figure in natural sciences research in the early 19th century and was instrumental in establishing the fields of comparative anatomy and paleontology through his work in comparing living animals with fossils. Cuvier's work is considered the foundation of vertebrate paleontology, and he expanded Linnaean taxonomy by grouping classes into phyla and incorporating both fossils and living species into the classification. Cuvier is also known for establishing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (1769-1832)

Birthplace: Montbéliard, France