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Noun: Haldane  'hol,deyn [N. Amer], 'hówl,deyn or 'hol,deyn [Brit]
  1. Scottish physiologist and brother of Richard Haldane and Elizabeth Haldane; noted for research into industrial diseases (1860-1936)
    - John Haldane, John Scott Haldane
  2. Scottish writer and sister of Richard Haldane and John Haldane (1862-1937)
    - Elizabeth Haldane, Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane
  3. Scottish statesman and brother of Elizabeth and John Haldane (1856-1928)
    - Richard Haldane, Richard Burdon Haldane, First Viscount Haldane of Cloan
  4. 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

Type of: author, geneticist, national leader, physiologist, solon, statesman, writer

Encyclopedia: Haldane, John Burdon Sanderson