Nikolaas Tinbergen (1907-1988)

Subject Fields

Physiology & Medicine


The Hague, The Netherlands

Famous for

Jointly winning the Nobel prize with Konrad Lorenz Karl von Frisch for their discoveries concerning organisation and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns (1973), and being the brother of fellow Nobel prize-winner Jan Tinbergen.

Researcher in Leiden

Started teaching at Leiden in 1932-1949

Today in Leiden

Tinbergen lectures

Last Modified: 18-05-2010