Julian Huxley

  • Born: (London, England)
  • Died: (London, England)

Sir Julian Sorell Huxley, FRS was a British evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, and internationalist. He was a proponent of natural selection, and a leading figure in the mid-twentieth century modern synthesis. He was secretary of the Zoological Society of London (1935–1942), the first Director of UNESCO, a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund and the first President of the British Humanist Association. Father of Francis Huxley, brother of Aldous Huxley, and nephew of Thomas Henry Huxley.

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