Jakob Von Uexkull

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Birthday
8, 1864
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Jul 25, 1944 (79)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1864
Birthplace
Estonia
Death Date
Jul 25, 1944 (79)

About

Baltic German biologist who was one of the pioneers of biosemiotics, or the interpretation of signs and codes. He anticipating many of the ideas of computer science and robotics some 25 years before they were invented.

Before Fame

He was a professor at the University of Hamburg.

Trivia

He studied muscular physiology, animal behaviour, and the cybernetics of life during his long, varied career.

Family Life

His son Thure von Uexkull was also a biologist.

Associated With

He worked in scientific fields during the same period as French chemist, Louis Pasteur.