Alfred Russel Wallace
#83 Overall Influence

Alfred Russel Wallace

British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist and biologist

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Alfred Russel Wallace was a British naturalist, explorer, geographer, anthropologist, biologist and illustrator. He is best known for independently conceiving the theory of evolution through natural selection; his paper on the subject was jointly published with some of Charles Darwin’s writings in 1858. This prompted Darwin to publish On the Origin of Species.

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University of London
University of London

Federal research university in London, England

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#11 World Rank
Biology
#60 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#253 World Rank
Anthropology
#1510 World Rank
Literature
#1891 World Rank
Mathematics