Theodosius Dobzhansky

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Theodosius Grygorovych Dobzhansky. (1900 - 1975). Ukrainian-American geneticist and evolutionary biologist.


  • Born in Ukraine, then part of the Russian Empire, and became an immigrant to the United States in 1927.

Key Ideas

  • Evolutionary biology.


  • Genetics and the Origin of Species (1937) became a major influence on the synthesis and was awarded the US National Medal of Science in 1964,[5] and the Franklin Medal in 1973.

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