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List of famous people who majored in natural science, including photos when available. This list of famous natural science majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in natural science. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in natural science you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List people include Margaret Thatcher, Jawaharlal Nehru and many more.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were natural science majors?" and "Which famous people studied natural science?"
Margaret Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in Natural Science
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Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the longest-serving British Prime Minister of the 20th century and is the only woman to have held the office. ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1925-2013)

Birthplace: Grantham, United Kingdom

Profession: Statesman, Politician, Chemist, Barrister, Scientist, + more

Credits: Tracking Down Maggie: The Unofficial Biography of Margaret Thatcher, The Gulf War, Video Nasties: Moral Panic, Censorship & Videotape, Ban the Sadist Videos!

Also Ranked

#68 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#2 on The Most Powerful Women In The World

#68 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#16 on The Most Influential People of the Cold War

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Jawaharlal Nehru is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in Natural Science
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Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1889-1964)

Birthplace: Eurasia, Allahabad district, Uttar Pradesh, India, Allahabad

Profession: Politician, Barrister, Writer

Credits: Naunihal

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#13 on Freedom Fighters of India

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David Attenborough is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in Natural Science
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Sir David Frederick Attenborough OM CH CVO CBE FRS FZS FSA is an English broadcaster and naturalist. He is best known for writing and presenting the nine Life series, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, which collectively form a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on the ...more

Age: 90

Birthplace: Isleworth, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Environmentalist, Television producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Naturalist, + more

Credits: Charles Darwin and the Tree of Life, State of the Planet, Planet Earth, Survival Island

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Dr. Robin Boast is the Deputy Director of the Museum and the Curator for World Archaeology. He coordinates the MPhil Graduate Course on Museums: History, Theory and Practice in the Department of Archaeology and is the Lecturer for the History of Science in Archaeology. He lectures on the history and ...more

Age: 61

Birthplace: Kimball, Nebraska, United States of America

Profession: Educator

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