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William David Lindsay Ride was born on 8 May, 1926 in Australia. Discover William David Lindsay Ride’s Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 85 years old?

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Age 85 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 8 May 1926
Birthday 8 May
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Date of death 6 November 2011
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Nationality Australia

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He died in 2011 in Canberra, aged 85, survived by his wife Margaret and five children including the writer, curator and academic Peter Ride.


In 1984, Ride was made a member of the Order of Australia.


Ride worked for the CSIRO from 1974 to 1980.He was also the head of the School of Applied Science at Canberra College of Advanced Education, 1982–87, and was appointed principal of the college in 1987. Following retirement in 198, he became a visiting fellow at the Australian National University until 2002.


David Ride produced a field guide to Australia’s mammals in 1970, a subject that had not been addressed since the publication of the second edition of Furred Animals of Australia in 1944. Although Ride’s guide only provided brief diagnostic accounts of mammalian fauna, the work was the only generally available book until the Australian Museum issued the standard text of Australian mammalogy for its series National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. As well as numerous papers in the scientific literature, books written or edited by Ride include:


William David Lindsay Ride AM (8 May 1926 – 6 November 2011), usually credited as W. D. L. Ride, was an Australian vertebrate zoologist and paleontologist who was the chair of the committee that wrote updated editions of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.

Ride was born in London, England, in 1926, the eldest son of Sir Lindsay Tasman Ride. In 1957, he was appointed director of the Western Australian Museum in Perth, as well as a reader in zoology at the University of Western Australia. In 1975, he was appointed director of the Australian Biological Resources Study, located within the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), in Canberra.