Ernst Walter Mayr. 5 July 1904 — 3 February 2005

@article{Bock2006ErnstWM,
  title={Ernst Walter Mayr. 5 July 1904 — 3 February 2005},
  author={W. Bock},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  year={2006},
  pages={167 - 187}
}
  • W. Bock
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
  • Ernst Walter Mayr was a person of the twentieth century, having missed only a few years at the beginning of that century and lived into a few years of the twenty–first. He was a naturalist all of his life which established the foundation for his career as an evolutionary biologist. Often called the ‘Darwin of the twentieth century’, Ernst Mayr was clearly one of the best–known evolutionary biologists of his time, being one of the major architects of the modern evolutionary synthesis of 1937–48… CONTINUE READING
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