Haldane


Haldane

Haldane (Half Dane) is the surname of an aristocratic Scottish family which includes various scientists and churchmen:
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* A. R. B. Haldane, social historian and author
* Charlotte Haldane, British feminist writer
* Daniel Rutherford Haldane, Scottish physician
* Elizabeth Haldane, first female Justice of the Peace in Scotland
* Graeme Haldane (Thomas Graeme Nelson Haldane), Scottish engineer
* James Alexander Haldane, Scottish independent church leader
* James Aylmer Lowthorpe Haldane, British soldier
* J. B. S. Haldane, British geneticist and evolutionary biologist, namesake of:
**Haldane's Dilemma, referring to the speed of evolution
**Haldane's Law, a statement about the universe
**Haldane's Rule, referring to interspecies mating
* John Joseph Haldane, aristocrat and British philosopher
* John Scott Haldane, British physician, discoverer of:
**the Haldane Effect in hemoglobin
* Lewis Haldane, Welsh footballer
* Naomi Margaret Haldane (also Naomi Mitchison), Scottish writer
* Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane, Lord Chancellor and 'Father of the Territorial Army'
* Robert Haldane, Scottish churchman
* William Stowell Haldane (also William Haldane), Crown Agent for Scotland

Haldane is the surname of a fictional family in the Deryni novels of Katherine Kurtz:
* Haldane (fictional)
* Aidan Haldane (Daniel Draper)
* Alroy Haldane (Royston Draper)
* Conall Haldane of Gwynedd
* Nigel Haldane of Gwynedd

Places

;ExtraterrestrialThere are (at least) two Haldane craters:
* Haldane (lunar crater)
* Haldane (crater on Mars)

;United States
* Haldane, Illinois


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  • 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, J.B.S. — ▪ British geneticist in full  John Burdon Sanderson Haldane   born Nov. 5, 1892, Oxford, Oxfordshire, Eng. died Dec. 1, 1964, Bhubaneswar, India  British geneticist, biometrician, physiologist, and popularizer of science who opened new paths of… …   Universalium

  • 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 — 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.… …   New Collegiate Dictionary