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AliveBorn: 3/26/1941 in Nairobi, British Kenya
Full name: Clinton Richard Dawkins
Noted For: biologist; popularised the gene-centered view of evolution, coined the term "meme" as a unit of information that spreads throughout a culture or species. Athiest. Works include The Selfish Gene (1976), The Extended Phenotype (1982), The Blind Watchmaker (1986) and The God Delusion (2006).