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Gregor Mendel

Biologist and Geneticist Gregor Mendel

Full Name: Gregor Johann Mendel
Profession: Biologist and Geneticist


Biography: Founder of the modern science of genetics.

Born: July 20, 1822
Birthplace: HynĨice, Silesia, Austrian Empire
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: January 6, 1884 (aged 61)
Cause of Death: Nephritis

Historical Events

  • 1900-03-14 Dutch botanist Hugo de Vries rediscovers Gregor Mendel's laws of heredity and genetics

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