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thumb|George Birkbeck by [[Samuel Lane. Oil, 1830.]]
thumb|The George Birkbeck family mausoleum at [[Kensal Green Cemetery, London]]
Dr George Birkbeck (; 10 January 1776 – 1 December 1841)Foster 1890, Birkbeck Pedigree p.87 was a British physician, academic, philanthropist, pioneer in adult education and a professor of natural philosophy at the Andersonian Institute. He is the founder of Birkbeck, University of London and was head of the Chemical Society. He is one of the creators of the earliest chemistry laboratory for undergraduates at University College London.

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