Johann Mendel (abt. 1822 - 1884)
about 20 Jul 1822
Hyncice, Northern Moravia, Austrian Silesia
6 Jan 1884
Brno (Brünn), Moravia, Austria-Hungary (now Czech Republic)
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Johann (who later took the name 'Gregor') was born on 20 July 1822 in Hyncice, Northern Moravia, Austrian Silesia to
Anton Mendel and Rosine Schwirtlich.
He was given the name Johann at baptism, but assumed the name Gregor when he became an Augustinian monk.
Some significant dates in Gregor Mendel's life
1822 Birth and baptism in Heinzendorf
1843 Joined the Augustinian order
1847 Mendel is ordained a priest
1856-63 Experiments with pea plants
1865 Presentation of Mendel's paper, Versuche über Pflanzenhybriden (Experiments in Plant Hybridization), at the Natural History Society of Brünn
1868 Elevated to the position of abbot at St. Thomas
1884 Death in the Augustinian Abbey/Monastery of St. Thomas in Brünn (Brno)
↑ 1.0 1.1 Mendelovo museum contributors. " 1.2 CV." Mendelovo Museum. Accessed 7 Aug 2019.
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