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Patrick Geddes
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Patrick Geddes circa 1886
Born 2 October 1854
Ballater, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Died 17 April 1932(1932-04-17) (aged 77)
Scots College, Montpellier, France
Nationality Scottish
Citizenship United Kingdom
Alma mater Royal School of Mines
Known for Conurbation
Scientific career
Institutions Lecturer in Zoology, Edinburgh University (1880–1888)
Professor of Botany, University College, Dundee (1888–1919)
Professor of Civics & Sociology, Bombay University, India (1920–1923)
Influences Thomas Henry Huxley
P Geddes, Collegé du Ecossais, Montpellier 21/12/26.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1880)
Co-founder of the University of Bombay
Co-founder of the Sociological Society
Founder of the Edinburgh Social Union
Founder of the Franco-Scottish Society
Planned the Hebrew University at Jerusalem
Founder of the Collège des Écossais in Montpellier (1924)

Sir Patrick Geddes (2 October 1854 – 17 April 1932) was a Scottish biologist, sociologist, geographer, philanthropist and pioneering town planner. He developed a new urban theoris, including the second master plan of Jerusalem in 1919. He also developed the first master plan of Tel Aviv in 1925 that included the Bauhaus architecture in the White City of Tel Aviv. His other work was in India during the period of British India. A small memorial board to Patrick Geddes is under a bridge of the Heil HaShirion Street in Tel Aviv.

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