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

Patrick Geddes
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Patrick Geddes circa 1886
Born2 October 1854
Ballater, Aiberdeenshire, Scotland
Died17 Apryle 1932(1932-04-17) (aged 77)
Scots College, Montpellier, France
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.
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)


  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.