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Gregor Mendel

Monk/Geneticist Gregor Mendel

Profession: Monk/Geneticist

Nationality:
Austria
Austrian

Why Famous: Founder of the new science of genetics

Born: July 20, 1822
Birthplace: Heinzendorf, Austria
Star Sign: Cancer

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


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