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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 the 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 440,309 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Nikolaas Tinbergen is the 42nd most popular biologist (down from 36th in 2019), the 61st most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 55th 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 42 out of 841Before him are Karl von Frisch, Lazzaro Spallanzani, Christian de Duve, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Ada Yonath, and Richard Owen. After him are René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, August Weismann, Matthias Jakob Schleiden, Karl Ernst von Baer, Hans Spemann, and Peter Simon Pallas.

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Among people born in 1907, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 22Before him are Yang Shangkun, J. Hans D. Jensen, Lin Biao, John Bowlby, Robert A. Heinlein, and Frank Whittle. After him are Hans Selye, Hideki Yukawa, Horst Wessel, Fred Zinnemann, Bhagat Singh, and François Duvalier. Among people deceased in 1988, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 11Before him are Valery Legasov, Ernst Ruska, Chet Baker, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Robert A. Heinlein, and Isidor Isaac Rabi. After him are Chiang Ching-kuo, Kim Philby, Roy Orbison, Raymond Carver, Juan Pujol García, and Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Nikolaas Tinbergen ranks 61 out of 1,427Before him are Dick Advocaat (1947), Sylvia Kristel (1952), William II, Prince of Orange (1626), Saskia van Uylenburgh (1612), Ruud Gullit (1962), and Rem Koolhaas (1944). After him are Theo van Gogh (1857), Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584), Peter Canisius (1521), Gerrit Rietveld (1888), Tobias Asser (1838), and Frits Zernike (1888).

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), Jan Swammerdam (1637), Martinus Beijerinck (1851), Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (1727), Coenraad Jacob Temminck (1778), Pieter Boddaert (1730), Nicolaas Laurens Burman (1734), George Clifford III (1685), and Pieter Bleeker (1819).