Haldane
I. biographical name J(ohn) B(urdon) S(anderson) 1892-1964 son of J.S. British biologist II. biographical name John Scott 1860-1936 British physiologist III. biographical name Richard Burdon 1856-1928 Viscount Haldane of Cloan ; brother of J.S. British lawyer, philosopher, & statesman

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  • Haldane — (Half Dane) is the surname of an aristocratic Scottish family which includes various scientists and churchmen: * * A. R. B. Haldane, social historian and author * Charlotte Haldane, British feminist writer * Daniel Rutherford Haldane, Scottish… …   Wikipedia

  • Haldane — ist der Name folgender Personen F. Duncan M. Haldane (* 1951), britischer Physiker J. B. S. Haldane (1892–1964), indischer Genetiker britischer Herkunft John Scott Haldane (1860–1936), schottischer Physiologe Richard Burdon Haldane, 1. Viscount… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Haldane —   [ hɔːldeɪn],    1) John Scott, britischer Physiologe und philosophischer Schriftsteller, * Edinburgh 2. 5. 1860, ✝ Oxford 14. 3. 1936, Bruder von 2); Professor in Dundee, Oxford und Birmingham. Seine Arbeiten über die Physiologie der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Haldane — [hôl′dān] 1. J(ohn) B(urdon) S(anderson) 1892 1964; Eng. biologist & writer 2. Richard Burdon [bʉr′dən] 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan 1856 1928; Scot. statesman & philosopher: uncle of J. B. S. Haldane …   English World dictionary

  • Haldane — noun 1. Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892 1964) • Syn: ↑J. B. S. Haldane, ↑John Burdon Sanderson Haldane • Instance Hypernyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Haldane — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Patronyme Le nom de Haldane est porté par plusieurs personnalités (par ordre alphabétique) : Don Haldane (1914 ), réalisateur, scénariste et acteur… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Haldane — Recorded in a wide variety of spellings, including Halden, Haldon, Haldane, Haldene, and Haldin, this is an English or Scottish medieval surname. It is generally considered to be locational, and if so is either from one of the several places… …   Surnames reference

  • Haldane — /hawl dayn/, n. 1. John Burdon Sanderson /berr dn san deuhr seuhn/, 1892 1964, English biochemist, geneticist, and writer. 2. his father, John Scott, 1860 1936, Scottish physiologist and writer. 3. Richard Burdon (Viscount Haldane of Cloan), 1856 …   Universalium

  • Haldane — (as used in expressions) Haldane, J(ohn) B(urdon) S(anderson) Haldane, John Scott Haldane (de Cloane), Richard Burdon, 1 vizconde …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Haldane — Hal•dane [[t]ˈhɔl deɪn[/t]] n. 1) big John Burdon Sanderson, 1892–1964, English geneticist 2) big his father, John Scott, 1860–1936, Scottish physiologist 3) big Richard Burdon (Viscount Haldane of Cloan), 1856–1928, Scottish jurist (brother of… …   From formal English to slang

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