Theodosius Dobzhansky, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Theodosius Dobzhansky

geneticist and evolutionary biologist

Date of Birth: 25-Jan-1900

Place of Birth: Nemyriv, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 18-Dec-1975

Profession: writer, zoologist, biologist, university teacher, entomologist, geneticist, academic, evolutionary biologist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius

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About Theodosius Dobzhansky

  • Theodosius Grygorovych Dobzhansky (Ukrainian: ?????´??? ?????´????? ?????´??????; Russian: ?????´??? ?????´?????? ?????´?????; January 25, 1900 – December 18, 1975) was a prominent Ukrainian-American geneticist and evolutionary biologist, and a central figure in the field of evolutionary biology for his work in shaping the modern synthesis.
  • Dobzhansky was born in Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire, and became an immigrant to the United States in 1927, aged 27.His 1937 work Genetics and the Origin of Species became a major influence on the modern synthesis.
  • He was awarded the US National Medal of Science in 1964, and the Franklin Medal in 1973.

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