1907 – Born in The Hague, Netherlands on the 15th of April.
– He is also noted as the brother of Jan Tinbergen, who won the first Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
– Tinbergen’s interest in nature manifested itself when he was young.
– He studied biology at Leiden University and was a prisoner of war during World War II.
1973 – Nobel Prize in Medicine.
1988 – Died on the 21st of December, after suffering a stroke at his home in Oxford, England.