Awards & Winners

Karl von Frisch

Date of Birth 20-November-1886
Place of Birth Vienna
Nationality Austria
Also know as Karl Frisch
Karl Ritter von Frisch, ForMemRS was an Austrian ethologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973, along with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz. His work centered on investigations of the sensory perceptions of the honey bee and he was one of the first to translate the meaning of the waggle dance. His theory was disputed by other scientists and greeted with skepticism at the time. Only recently was it definitively proved to be an accurate theoretical analysis.

Awards by Karl von Frisch

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Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
(for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns)