Nikolaas Tinbergen

1907 - 1988

Nikolaas Tinbergen

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 306,417 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 35th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 35 out of 686Before him are Charles Richet, Maria Sibylla Merian, Karl Ernst von Baer, Ada Yonath, Luc Montagnier, and Karl von Frisch. After him are Barbara McClintock, Peter Simon Pallas, François Jacob, Christian de Duve, Richard Owen, and Hans Spemann.

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Among people born in 1907, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 22Before him are Baldur von Schirach, Bhagat Singh, John Bowlby, Daphne du Maurier, Robert A. Heinlein, and Lin Biao. After him are Hideki Yukawa, Horst Wessel, Sister Lúcia, Rachel Carson, Yang Shangkun, and Frank Whittle. Among people deceased in 1988, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 9Before him are Valery Legasov, Georgy Malenkov, Nico, Chet Baker, Ernst Ruska, and Robert A. Heinlein. After him are Isidor Isaac Rabi, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Roy Orbison, Kim Philby, Chiang Ching-kuo, and Felix Wankel.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 58 out of 908Before him are Jacob Roggeveen (1659), Jacob van Ruisdael (1628), Frits Zernike (1888), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), and Thomas Bernhard (1931). After him are Guus Hiddink (1946), Christiaan Eijkman (1858), Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836), Rem Koolhaas (1944), Frank Rijkaard (1962), and William II, Prince of Orange (1626).

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), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Martinus Beijerinck (1851), Pieter Boddaert (1730), Pieter Bleeker (1819), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), Jan Frederik Gronovius (1686), and C. B. van Niel (1897).