James Hutton
#373 Overall Influence

James Hutton

Scottish geologist, physician, chemical manufacturer, naturalist, and experimental agriculturalist

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James Hutton was a Scottish geologist, experimental agriculturalist, chemical manufacturer, naturalist and physician. Often referred to as the ‘father’ of modern geology, his work played a key role in establishing geology as a modern science.

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University of Paris
University of Paris

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Leiden University
Leiden University

University in Leiden, Netherlands

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University of Edinburgh
University of Edinburgh

Public research university in Edinburgh, Scotland

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#7 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#81 World Rank
Biology