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Haldane, J. B. S. Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson Haldane(noun)
Scottish geneticist (son of John Haldane) who contributed to the development of population genetics; a popularizer of science and a Marxist (1892-1964)
J. B. S. Haldane
John Burdon Sanderson Haldane FRS, known as Jack, was a British-born geneticist and evolutionary biologist generally credited with a central role in the development of neo-Darwinian thinking. A staunch Marxist, he was critical of Britain's role in the Suez Crisis, and chose to leave Britain, move to India and become an Indian citizen. He was also one of the founders of population genetics.
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