Book
Dutch
Title
Insekten
Author
Bernhard Grzimek
Language
Dutch
Original language
German
Original title
Insekten
Publisher
Antwerpen: Het Spectrum, 1974 | Other editions
747 p. : ill.
ISBN
9027486212 9789027486219
Placing suggestion
592.1 (SISO)

Availability in Flemish libraries

About Bernhard Grzimek

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Bernhard Klemens Maria Grzimek (German pronunciation: [ˈɡʒɪmɛk]; 24 April 1909 – 13 March 1987) was a German zoo director, zoologist, book author, editor, and animal conservationist in postwar West Germany.

Biography

Early years and education

Grzimek was born in Neisse (Nysa), Prussian Silesia. His father Paul Franz Constantin Grzimek was a lawyer and civil law notary and his mother was Margarete Margot (nee Wanke).

After studying veterinary medicine in 1928, first at Leipzig and later in Berlin, Grzimek received a doctorate in 1933.

He married Hildegard Prüfer on 17 May 1930 and had three sons: Rochus, Michael, and an adopted son, Thomas.

In 1978, Bernhard Grzimek married Erika Grzimek, his son Michael's widow, and adopted the two childre…Read more on Wikipedia