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English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author

Richard Dawkins is ...

Born 26 Mar 1941 in Nairobi
Age80 years
Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins
Richard Dawkins at New York City's Cooper Union to discuss his book The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution

About Richard Dawkins

Clinton Richard Dawkins born on 26 March 1941 in Nairobi to Clinton John Dawkins and Jean Mary Vyvyan Ladner. He is a citizen of United Kingdom. Richard Dawkins was educated at Balliol College, University of Oxford and Oundle School. He obtained Doctor of Philosophy. He lives at Nairobi and Oxford.

He is an English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author known for his work on The Selfish Gene.

Richard Dawkins has had three spouses: Marian Stamp Dawkins, Lalla Ward and Eve Barham.

Richard Dawkins has worked as an evolutionary biologist, ethologist, science writer, science communicator, essayist, theoretical biologist, epistemologist, sociobiologist, screenwriter, biologist, university teacher, writer, zoologist, actor, author and geneticist. He has worked in an ethology and evolutionary biology. He has been a member of Royal Society and Royal Society of Literature. He has has won Fellow of the Royal Society, Kistler Prize, Michael Faraday Prize, International Cosmos Prize, Lewis Thomas Prize, Shakespeare Prize, Humanist of the Year, Medal of the Presidency of the Italian Republic, Nierenberg Prize, Silver Medal, honorary doctorate of the Free University of Brussels, Honorary doctor of the Durham University, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, honorary doctorate of the University of Valencia, Fellow of the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry, Tinbergen Lecture and Emperor Has No Clothes Award. He was influenced by Charles Darwin, Ronald Fisher, Bertrand Russell, Daniel Dennett, Niko Tinbergen, Robert Trivers, Douglas Adams, W. D. Hamilton, John Maynard Smith, Christopher Hitchens and George C. Williams.

Richard Dawkins has held the position of professor.

He is also known as Clinton Richard Dawkins, Clinton Dawkins, C. Richard Dawkins, C. Dawkins, CR Dawkins and R. Dawkins.


Richard Dawkins has worked on the following films:

Notable work

Richard Dawkins has been celebrated for these works: