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Gregor Mendel

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Birthday
20, 1822
Birthplace
Hyncice, Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 6, 1884 (61)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
20, 1822
Birthplace
Hyncice, Czech Republic
Death Date
Jan 6, 1884 (61)

About

Augustinian friar and research scientist who became posthumously known as the founder of modern genetics. He demonstrated that the inheritance of certain traits in pea plants follows particular patterns, which is now referred to as the laws of Mendelian inheritance.

Before Fame

He grew up and worked on the family farm, which had been in the family for 130 years.

Trivia

He alo design and built bee hives which he used for breeding bees.

Family Life

He had two sisters, who were named Veronica and Theresia.

Associated With

Christian Doppler was his physics professor.