William Smellie FRSE FSA (Scot) (1740–1795) was a Scottish master printer, naturalist, antiquary, editor and encyclopedist. He was friends with Robert Burns, whose assessment is engraved on Smellie's tombstone: "Here lies a man who did honour to human nature". Burns also described him fondly in a letter as "that old Veteran in Genius, Wit and Bawdry".

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  • William Smellie (* 1740 in Duddingston nahe Edinburgh, Schottland; † 24. Juni 1795 in Edinburgh, Schottland) war ein schottischer Enzyklopädist und Naturforscher und war der erste Herausgeber der Encyclopædia Britannica (1768–1771).
  • Уи́льям Сме́лли (Сма́йли; англ. William Smellie /ˈsmaɪli/; 1740, Эдинбург, Шотландия, Великобритания — 24 июня 1795, там же) — шотландский историк, энциклопедист, составитель и главный редактор первого издания «Британской энциклопедии» (1768—1771).
  • William Smellie (Edimburgo, 1740 — Edimburgo, 24 de Junho de 1795) foi um enciclopedista escocês, mestre de impressão e naturalista.Aos 28 anos, Smellie foi contratado por Colin Macfarquhar e Andrew Bell para editar a primeira edição da Encyclopædia Britannica.
  • William Smellie FRSE FSA (Scot) (1740–1795) was a Scottish master printer, naturalist, antiquary, editor and encyclopedist. He was friends with Robert Burns, whose assessment is engraved on Smellie's tombstone: "Here lies a man who did honour to human nature". Burns also described him fondly in a letter as "that old Veteran in Genius, Wit and Bawdry".
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  • William Smellie, by Henry Bryan Hall
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  • Editor, Edinburgh Magazine & Review, 1773-6
  • Partner with William Creech, ; 1782-
  • Substitute Lecturer, Botany, Edinburgh University
  • Edited 1st Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, 1771-
  • Apprentice, Hamilton, Balfour & Neil, printers, 1752
  • Founded Balfour & Smellie, Printers, Edinburgh, 1765
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  • Founder of the Newtonian Club
  • Member of the Edinburgh Philosophical Society, thereby becoming a founding fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh upon the Philosophical Society receiving its royal charter in 1783
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  • William Smellie (* 1740 in Duddingston nahe Edinburgh, Schottland; † 24. Juni 1795 in Edinburgh, Schottland) war ein schottischer Enzyklopädist und Naturforscher und war der erste Herausgeber der Encyclopædia Britannica (1768–1771).
  • Уи́льям Сме́лли (Сма́йли; англ. William Smellie /ˈsmaɪli/; 1740, Эдинбург, Шотландия, Великобритания — 24 июня 1795, там же) — шотландский историк, энциклопедист, составитель и главный редактор первого издания «Британской энциклопедии» (1768—1771).
  • William Smellie (Edimburgo, 1740 — Edimburgo, 24 de Junho de 1795) foi um enciclopedista escocês, mestre de impressão e naturalista.Aos 28 anos, Smellie foi contratado por Colin Macfarquhar e Andrew Bell para editar a primeira edição da Encyclopædia Britannica.
  • William Smellie FRSE FSA (Scot) (1740–1795) was a Scottish master printer, naturalist, antiquary, editor and encyclopedist. He was friends with Robert Burns, whose assessment is engraved on Smellie's tombstone: "Here lies a man who did honour to human nature". Burns also described him fondly in a letter as "that old Veteran in Genius, Wit and Bawdry".
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  • William Smellie
  • William Smellie (encyclopedist)
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