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.
He grew up and worked on the family farm, which had been in the family for 130 years.
He alo design and built bee hives which he used for breeding bees.
He had two sisters, who were named Veronica and Theresia.
Christian Doppler was his physics professor.