Konrad Lorenz

  • Born: (Vienna, Austria-Hungary)
  • Died: (Vienna, Austria)

Konrad Zacharias Lorenz was an Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist.
He shared the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Karl von Frisch. He is often regarded as one of the founders of modern ethology, the study of animal behavior. He developed an approach that began with an earlier generation, including his teacher Oskar Heinroth.


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