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). (de)
  • 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". (en)
  • 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. (pt)
  • 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). (ru)
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  • William Smellie, by Henry Bryan Hall (en)
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  • Editor, Edinburgh Magazine & Review, 1773-6 (en)
  • Partner with William Creech, ; 1782- (en)
  • Substitute Lecturer, Botany, Edinburgh University (en)
  • Edited 1st Edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, 1771- (en)
  • Apprentice, Hamilton, Balfour & Neil, printers, 1752 (en)
  • Founded Balfour & Smellie, Printers, Edinburgh, 1765 (en)
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  • Founder of the Newtonian Club (en)
  • 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 (en)
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  • Alexander Smellie, architect, Edinburgh (en)
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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). (de)
  • 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". (en)
  • 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. (pt)
  • 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). (ru)
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  • Смелли, Уильям (энциклопедист) (ru)
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