Nikolaas Tinbergen

1907 - 1988

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Nikolaas "Niko" Tinbergen (; Dutch: [ˈnikoːlaːs ˈnikoː ˈtɪnbɛrɣən]; 15 April 1907 – 21 December 1988) was a Dutch biologist and ornithologist who shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Karl von Frisch and Konrad Lorenz for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behavior patterns in animals. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolaas Tinbergen has received more than 375,496 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Nikolaas Tinbergen is the 36th most popular biologist (down from 35th in 2019), the 55th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 58th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Dutch Biologist.

Nikolaas Tinbergen was a Dutch ethologist and ornithologist who is most famous for his study of the natural behavior of animals.

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Among biologists, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 36 out of 844Before him are Lazzaro Spallanzani, Charles Richet, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, Jules Bordet, Karl Ernst von Baer, and Barbara McClintock. After him are Richard Owen, Peter Simon Pallas, August Weismann, Ada Yonath, Harald zur Hausen, and Jean-Henri Fabre.

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Among people born in 1907, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 19Before him are Rachel Carson, Jacques Tati, Yakov Dzhugashvili, Yang Shangkun, François Duvalier, and John Bowlby. After him are Robert A. Heinlein, Lin Biao, Horst Wessel, Frank Whittle, J. Hans D. Jensen, and Sister Lúcia. Among people deceased in 1988, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 8Before him are Enzo Ferrari, Valery Legasov, Nico, Georgy Malenkov, Ernst Ruska, and Chet Baker. After him are Robert A. Heinlein, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Roy Orbison, Chiang Ching-kuo, and Raymond Carver.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 55 out of 1,209Before him are Paul Verhoeven (1938), Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Marco van Basten (1964), Ruud Gullit (1962), Frank Rijkaard (1962), and Guus Hiddink (1946). After him are Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Oort (1900), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), Jan Tinbergen (1903), and Geert Hofstede (1928).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Netherlands

Among biologists born in Netherlands, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 2Before him are Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632). After him are Hugo de Vries (1848), Herman Boerhaave (1668), Martinus Beijerinck (1851), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), Pieter Boddaert (1730), Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1734), Pieter Bleeker (1819), and George Clifford III (1685).