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Scientists


384 People in group

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Bt

1827-1902
Chemist and explosives expert
Sitter in 8 portraits
Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Maggie Aderin-Pocock

1968-
Scientist and mechanical engineer
Sitter in 1 portrait
André Marie Ampère

André Marie Ampère

1775-1836
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

1834-1913
Banker, scientist, writer and politician; MP for Maidstone and London University
Sitter in 24 portraits
Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

Sir Joseph Banks, Bt

1743-1820
Explorer and botanist
Sitter associated with 35 portraits
Sir Frederick Grant Banting

Sir Frederick Grant Banting

1891-1941
Scientist, doctor and Nobel Prize winner; discoverer of insulin
Sitter in 6 portraits
David Bellamy

David Bellamy

1933-2019
Botanist, writer and broadcaster
Sitter in 2 portraits
John Desmond Bernal

John Desmond Bernal

1901-1971
Scientist
Sitter in 6 portraits
Patrick Blackett

Patrick Blackett

1897-1974
Physicist; government and military advisor; recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics
Sitter in 26 portraits
Robert Boyle

Robert Boyle

1627-1691
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter associated with 22 portraits
Sir David Brewster

Sir David Brewster

1781-1868
Natural philosopher and academic administrator
Sitter in 18 portraits
Tiberius Cavallo

Tiberius Cavallo

1749-1809
Scientist and inventor
Sitter associated with 4 portraits
Sir Ernst Chain

Sir Ernst Chain

1906-1979
Biochemist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

1917-2008
Scientist, writer and author of science fiction
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Christopher Cockerell

Sir Christopher Cockerell

1910-1999
Scientist and inventor of the hovercraft
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir John Cornforth

Sir John Cornforth

1917-2013
Chemist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Francis Harry Compton Crick

Francis Harry Compton Crick

1916-2004
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 10 portraits
Marie Curie

Marie Curie

1867-1934
Physicist and chemist; Nobel Prize winner
Sitter in 2 portraits
Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie

1859-1906
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
John Dalton

John Dalton

1766-1844
Chemist and natural philosopher
Sitter in 15 portraits
Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

1941-
Zoologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir James Dewar

Sir James Dewar

1842-1923
Chemist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Sir Kenelm Digby

Sir Kenelm Digby

1603-1665
Naval commander, diplomat and scientist
Sitter in 24 portraits
Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

1902-1984
Physicist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Richard Doll

Sir Richard Doll

1912-2005
Physiologist, epidemiologist and cancer specialist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Gerald Durrell

Gerald Durrell

1925-1995
Zoologist and writer
Sitter in 8 portraits
Sir Martin John Evans

Sir Martin John Evans

1941-
Director, Cardiff School of Biosciences, and Professor of Mammalian Genetics, University of Cardiff
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Alexander Fleming

Sir Alexander Fleming

1881-1955
Bacteriologist and discoverer of penicillin
Sitter in 24 portraits
Rosalind Franklin

Rosalind Franklin

1920-1958
Crystallographer
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Francis Galton

Sir Francis Galton

1822-1911
Biostatistician, human geneticist and founder of the science of eugenics
Sitter in 15 portraits
Dame Jane Goodall

Dame Jane Goodall

1934-
Zoologist and conservationist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Graham

Thomas Graham

1805-1869
Chemist
Sitter in 5 portraits
Stephen Hales

Stephen Hales

1677-1761
Natural philosopher, chemist and inventor
Sitter in 6 portraits
Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking

1942-2018
Theoretical Physicist
Sitter in 11 portraits
Archibald Vivian Hill

Archibald Vivian Hill

1886-1977
Physiologist
Sitter in 13 portraits
Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

Sir Alan Lloyd Hodgkin

1914-1998
Physiologist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin

1910-1994
Chemist and crystallographer; Nobel Prize winner; wife of Thomas Lionel Hodgkin
Sitter in 17 portraits
Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker

1817-1911
Botanist
Sitter in 14 portraits
John Hunter

John Hunter

1728-1793
Surgeon and anatomist
Sitter in 13 portraits
William Hunter

William Hunter

1718-1783
Anatomist and physician; obstetrician and physician to Queen Charlotte
Sitter associated with 6 portraits
Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley

Sir Andrew Fielding Huxley

1917-2012
Physiologist
Sitter in 9 portraits
Sir Julian Huxley

Sir Julian Huxley

1887-1975
Biologist and writer
Sitter in 58 portraits
Thomas Henry Huxley

Thomas Henry Huxley

1825-1895
Biologist and science educationist
Sitter in 48 portraits
Christiaan Huygens

Christiaan Huygens

1629-1695
Dutch mathematician, astronomer and physicist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Constantine Huygens

Constantine Huygens

1596-1687
Diplomat, poet, scientist, musician and scholar
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

Sir Ewart Ray Herbert Jones

1911-2002
Organic chemist
Sitter in 12 portraits
Steve Jones

Steve Jones

1944-
Geneticist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Carl Gustav Jung

Carl Gustav Jung

1875-1961
Psychiatrist and psychotherapist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

Sir John Cowdray Kendrew

1917-1997
Molecular biophysicist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Sir Aaron Klug

Sir Aaron Klug

1926-2018
Molecular biologist
Sitter in 2 portraits
Sir Hans Adolf Krebs

Sir Hans Adolf Krebs

1900-1981
Biochemist
Sitter in 12 portraits
Sir Harold Walter Kroto

Sir Harold Walter Kroto

1939-2016
Chemist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus

1707-1778
Botanist and taxonomist
Sitter in 3 portraits
James Ephraim Lovelock

James Ephraim Lovelock

1919-
Chemist and ecologist
Sitter in 4 portraits
Mary Elizabeth (née Horner), Lady Lyell

Mary Elizabeth (née Horner), Lady Lyell

1808-1873
Geologist and conchologist; wife of Sir Charles Lyell, 1st Bt; daughter of Leonard Horner
Sitter associated with 3 portraits
Sir Peter Mansfield

Sir Peter Mansfield

1933-2017
Physicist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Guglielmo Marconi

Guglielmo Marconi

1874-1937
Physicist and inventor of wireless transmission
Sitter in 29 portraits
James Clerk Maxwell

James Clerk Maxwell

1831-1879
Physicist
Sitter in 3 portraits
Sir Theodore Turquet de Mayerne

Sir Theodore Turquet de Mayerne

1573-1655
Physician and chemist
Sitter in 12 portraits

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