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Abel, Othenio

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Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1946 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Paleontologist

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1875 - Othenio Abel was born in Vienna, on June 20.

 

1898-1899 - He studied jurisprudence and natural sciences. He graduated as a doctor of philosophy. He was an assistant in the laboratory of geologist Eduard Sweet.

 

1900-1907 - Worked at the geological institute for realm. He became extraordinary professor in Vienna.

 

1914 - The dwarf elephant theory to explain the Cyclops was first thought by Othenio Abel.

 

1917-1934 - He dressed the chair for paleontology in Vienna as a tidy professor.

 

1935-1940 - He was a professor at the University of Goettingen.

 

1946 - He died on July 4. He was considered as the founder of Paleobiology.


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