"Father of genetics" by: Dani Martin
He was born July 22, 1822 and he died January 6, 1884
*He grew up on his family’s farm, in what was then Heinzendorf, Austria.
*He spent his childhood in the rural setting.
*Until age 11, when a local teacher who was impressed with his dedication for learning recommended that he be sent to secondary school in Troppau to continue his education.
*The move was hard on his family due to money, and was often a difficult experience for Mendel, but he excelled in his studies, and in 1840, he graduated from the school with honors.
Experiments and Theory's
*He was nominated for the Order of Franz Josef in 1872.
*Awarded the Medal of the Heitzing Horticultural Society in 1882.
*published his work in 1866