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Bernhard Grzimek
Bernhard Klemens Maria Grzimek (; 24 April 1909 – 13 March 1987) was a renowned German zoo director, zoologist, book author, editor, and Animal Conservation, animal conservationist in postwar West Germany. Biography Early years and education Grzimek was born in Nysa, Poland, Neisse (Nysa), Prussian Silesia. His father Paul Franz Constantin Grzimek was a lawyer and civil law notary and his mother was Margarete Margot (Married and maiden names, nee Wanke). After studying veterinary medicine in 1928, first at University of Leipzig, Leipzig and later in Humboldt University of Berlin, Berlin, Grzimek received a doctorate in 1933. He married Hildegard Prüfer on 17 May 1930 and had three sons: Rochus, Michael Grzimek, Michael, and an adopted son, Thomas. World War II and aftermath During World War II he was a veterinarian in the ''Wehrmacht'' and worked for the ''Reichsernährungsministerium'' (Food Ministry of the 3rd Empire) in Berlin. In early 1945, the Gestapo raided Grzime ...
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Nysa, Poland
Nysa (german: Neisse or ''Neiße'', szl, Nysa) is a town A town is a human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages and smaller than city, cities, though the criteria to distinguish between them vary considerably in different parts of the world. Origin and use The word "town" ... in southwestern Poland Poland ( pl, Polska ), officially the Republic of Poland ( pl, Rzeczpospolita Polska, links=no ), is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Poland, administrative provinces, covering an area of , and ha ... on the Eastern Neisse The Eastern Neisse, also known by its Polish name of Nysa Kłodzka (german: Glatzer Neiße, cs, Kladská Nisa), is a river in southwestern Poland, a left tributary of the Oder, with a length of 188 km (21st longest) and a basin area of 4,570&n ... (Polish Polish may refer to: * Anything from or related to Poland Poland ( pl, Polska ), officially the Republic of Pola ...
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