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Erich von Tschermak : biography

15 November 1871 - 11 October 1962
Erich Tschermak, Edler von Seysenegg

He received his doctorate from the University of Halle, Germany, in 1896. Tschermak accepted a teaching position at the University of Agricultural Sciences Vienna in 1901, and became professor there five years later, in 1906. Von Tschermak is one of three men—see also Hugo de Vries and Carl Correns—who independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on genetics. Von Tschermak published his findings in June, 1900.

Decorations and awards

  • Honorary doctorate from the University of Vienna (1950)
  • Ring of Honour of the City of Vienna (1951)
  • Austrian Decoration for Science and Art
Living octopus

Living octopus

In countries which are located near sea coasts, sea food is an important part of national cuisine