Ernst Mayr
#90 Overall Influence

Ernst Mayr

German-American Evolutionary Biologist

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Not to be confused with Ernst Mayr , Ernst Mayer, Ernst Meyer, Ernest Mayer or Ernest May. Ernst Walter Mayr was one of the 20th century’s leading evolutionary biologists. He was also a renowned taxonomist, tropical explorer, ornithologist, philosopher of biology, and historian of science. His work contributed to the conceptual revolution that led to the modern evolutionary synthesis of Mendelian genetics, systematics, and Darwinian evolution, and to the development of the biological species concept.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Greifswald
University of Greifswald

University in Germany

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#8 World Rank #2 USA Rank
Biology
#291 World Rank #63 USA Rank
History
#894 World Rank #174 USA Rank
Philosophy
#1321 World Rank #686 USA Rank
Computer Science
#9794 World Rank #2076 USA Rank
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