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Whom among the following is known as the 'Father of Biology'?
1. Aristotle
2. Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
3. Charles Darwin
4. Gregor Mendel

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : Aristotle

The Correct Answer is Aristotle.

  • Aristotle is known as the Father of Biology
    • He was an ancient Greek philosopher, and scientist, one of the greatest intellectual figures of Western history. 
    • He was the author of a philosophical and scientific system that became the framework and vehicle for both Christian Scholasticism and medieval Islamic philosophy.

 

  • Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, chevalier de Lamarck,
    • He was often known simply as Lamarck and was a French naturalist.
    • He was a soldier, biologist, and academic, and an early proponent of the idea that biological evolution occurred and proceeded in accordance with natural laws.
  • Charles Robert Darwin 
    • He was an English naturalist, geologist, and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.
  • Gregor Johann Mendel
    • He was a meteorologist, mathematician, biologist, Augustinian friar, and abbot of St. Thomas' Abbey in Brno, Margraviate of Moravia. 
    • Gregor Mendel is known as the "Father of Modern Genetics",

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