Konrad Lorenz

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Birthday
7, 1903
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 27, 1989 (85)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
7, 1903
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Feb 27, 1989 (85)

About

Austrian zoologist, ethologist, and ornithologist who won the 1973 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine and is considered one of the founders of modern ethology.

Before Fame

He started a premedical curriculum at Columbia University in 1922 and studied at the University of Vienna in 1923.

Trivia

He released a number of well-known books including King Solomon's Ring and On Aggression.

Family Life

His father, Adolf Lorenz, is the one who encouraged him to study medicine.

Associated With

He was inspired as a child by Selma Lagerlof's book The Wonderful Adventures of Nils.