Theodosius Dobzhansky

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Birthday
24, 1900
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Dec 18, 1975 (75)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
24, 1900
Birthplace
Ukraine
Death Date
Dec 18, 1975 (75)

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Pioneer in the field of evolutionary biology who is known for his work in shaping the unifying modern evolutionary synthesis. He published his revolutionary work, Genetics and the Origin of Species, in 1937.

Before Fame

He attended the University of Kiev from 1917 to 1921.

Trivia

He was the recipient of the National Medal of Science in 1964.

Family Life

He married geneticist Natalia Sivertzeva in 1924.

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He received the National Medal of Science the same year that Robert Woodward did.

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