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Abel, Othenio

Born: 1875 AD
Died: 1946 AD
Nationality: Austrian
Categories: Paleontologist

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.