(1903–89), Austrian zoologist; full name Konrad Zacharias Lorenz. He pioneered the science of ethology, emphasizing innate rather than learned behavior or conditioned reflexes. Notable works: King Solomon’s Ring (1952) and On Aggression (1966). Nobel Prize for Physics (1973), shared with Karl von Frisch and Nikolaas Tinbergen.
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