Patrick Geddes

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Patrick Geddes
Patrick Geddes (1886).jpg
Patrick Geddes circa 1886
Born2 October 1854
Ballater, Aiberdeenshire, Scotland
Died17 Apryle 1932(1932-04-17) (aged 77)
Scots College, Montpellier, France
NaitionalityScots
CitizenshipUnitit Kinrick
Alma materRoyal School of Mines
Kent forConurbation
Scientific career
InstitutionsLecturer in Zoology, Edinburgh University (1880–1888)
Professor o Botany, University College, Dundee (1888–1919)
Professor o Ceevics & Sociology, Bombay University, India (1920–1923)
InfluencesThomas Henry Huxley
SignaturP Geddes, Collegé du Ecossais, Montpellier 21/12/26.
Notes
Fellae o the Ryal Society o Edinburgh (1880)
Co-foonder o the University o Bombay[1]
Co-foonder o the Sociological Society[1]
Foonder o the Edinburgh Social Union[1]
Foonder o the Franco-Scottish Society[1]
Planned the Hebrew University at Jerusalem[1]
Foonder o the Collège des Écossais in Montpellier (1924)

Sir Patrick Geddes FRSE (2 October 1854 – 17 Apryle 1932) wis a Scots biologist,[2] sociologist, geografer, philanthropist an pioneerin toun planner.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Macdonald, Murdo (20 May 2009). "Sir Patrick Geddes and the Scottish Generalist Tradition". Royal Society of Edinburgh. Retrieved 6 February 2011.
  2. "Geddes, Patrick". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 666. Geddes wrote mony unsigned airticles on biology for the Encyclopædia Britannica an an aa Chambers's Encyclopaedia.