Konrad Lorenz

1903 - 1989

Konrad Lorenz

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz (German pronunciation: [ˈkɔnʁaːt ˈloːʁɛnts]; 7 November 1903 – 27 February 1989) was an Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist. He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Karl von Frisch. He is often regarded as one of the founders of modern ethology, the study of animal behavior. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konrad Lorenz has received more than 666,745 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Konrad Lorenz ranks 9 out of 686Before him are Gregor Mendel, Alexander Fleming, Ivan Pavlov, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, and Ernst Haeckel. After him are Karl Landsteiner, Peter Kropotkin, James Watson, Georges Cuvier, Alfred Russel Wallace, and Richard Dawkins.

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Among people born in 1903, Konrad Lorenz ranks 3Before him are George Orwell and John von Neumann. After him are Theodor W. Adorno, Georges Simenon, Aram Khachaturian, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Olav V of Norway, Mark Rothko, Habib Bourguiba, Marguerite Yourcenar, and C. F. Powell. Among people deceased in 1989, Konrad Lorenz ranks 7Before him are Salvador Dalí, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Hirohito, Ruhollah Khomeini, Samuel Beckett, and Herbert von Karajan. After him are Sergio Leone, Georges Simenon, Andrei Sakharov, Ted Bundy, Elena Ceaușescu, and Zita of Bourbon-Parma.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Konrad Lorenz ranks 36 out of 799Before him are Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor (1552), Friedrich Hayek (1899), Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (1640), Herbert von Karajan (1908), Ferdinand I of Austria (1793), and Charles I of Austria (1887). After him are Anton Bruckner (1824), Rudolf, Crown Prince of Austria (1858), Karl Landsteiner (1868), Kurt Gödel (1906), Viktor Frankl (1905), and Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor (1415).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Austria

Among biologists born in Austria, Konrad Lorenz ranks 1After him are Karl Landsteiner (1868), Karl von Frisch (1886), Ludwig von Bertalanffy (1901), Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti (1735), Othenio Abel (1875), Joy Adamson (1910), Erich von Tschermak (1871), Leopold Fitzinger (1802), Franz von Paula Schrank (1747), Walter Munk (1917), and Franz Steindachner (1834).

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