In 1778, he became the president of the Royal Society and held the position for 41 years.
Since he played an important part in opening the South Pacific to Europe, he is named after several areas including the Banks Strait, Banks Islands and Sir Joseph Banks Group.
His portrait, painted in 1814, is now hung in the Council Chamber of the Guildhall Museum.
Is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe,
A British ornithologist, entomologist and artist.
is a city located on both banks of the Rock River in far northern Illinois.
One of the earliest English naturalists.
was an American scientist in the field of genetics, and Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Nobel laureate who with Edward Lawrie Tatum discovered the role of genes in regulating biochemical events within cells in 1958.
An Irish natural philosopher, physicist and chemist.
An Indian chemist, educator and entrepreneur.
An English natural philosopher and polymath.
Was an English biochemist recognized as the father of British biochemistry for his invaluable contribution to this field.