Johann Zahn
Johann Zahn (1641, Karlstadt am Main – 1707) was the seventeenth-century German author of Oculus Artificialis Teledioptricus Sive Telescopium (Würzburg, 1685). This work contains many descriptions an...
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Andy Bechtolsheim
Andreas "Andy" von Bechtolsheim (born September 30, 1955) is an electrical engineer who co-founded Sun Microsystems in 1982 and was its chief hardware designer. He later became an investor, writing t...
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Herbert Aldersmith
Dr. Herbert Aldersmith F.R.C.S M.B. LSA (1847 – 24 March 1918) was an English physician and author known for his studies on pyramidology and British Israelism.
Educated at St Bartholomew's Hospita...
Karl Ramsayer
Karl Ramsayer (29 September 1911, Schwäbisch Gmünd – 24 December 1982, near Stuttgart) was a German geodesist and is well known as one of the most important scientists in geodetic astronomy and ...
Johann von Löwenstern-Kunckel
Johann Kunckel, awarded Swedish nobility in 1693 under the swedish name von Löwenstern-Kunckel and the German version of the name Kunckel von Löwenstern (1630 - prob. 20 March 1703), German chemist, w...
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Hermann Schlegel
Hermann Schlegel (10 June 1804 – 17 January 1884) was a German ornithologist and herpetologist.
Schlegel was born at Altenburg, the son of a brassfounder. His father collected butterflies, which s...
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August Köhler
August Karl Johann Valentin Köhler (March 4, 1866 – March 12, 1948) was a German professor and early staff member of Carl Zeiss AG in Jena, Germany. He is best known for his development of the microsc...
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Theodor Vahlen
Karl Theodor Vahlen (30 June 1869 in Vienna, Austria-Hungary – 16 November 1945 in Prague, Czechoslovakia) was an Austrian-born mathematician who was an ardent supporter of the Nazi Party. He wa...
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Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Luitpold Himmler ([ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈluˑɪtˌpɔlt ˈhɪmlɐ]; 7 October 1900 – 23 May 1945) was Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel (SS), a military commander, and a leading member of the Nazi Party (N...
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Bernhard Tessmann
Bernhard Robert Tessmann (August 15, 1912 – December 19, 1998) was a German expert in guided missiles during World War II, and later worked for the United States Army and NASA.
Tessmann firs...
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Frank Steglich
Frank Steglich (born 1941) is a German physicist. He received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft in 1986 and a number of other recognitions. He is the founding ...
Salomon Müller
Dr. Salomon Müller (April 7, 1804 – December 29, 1864) was a German naturalist. He was born in Heidelberg, and died in Freiburg im Breisgau.Müller was the son of a saddler in Heidelberg. Along with He...
Theodor Peckolt
Theodor Peckolt (1822–1912) was a German-born naturalist, botanist, phytochemist and pharmacist who worked in Brazil from 1847 to 1912, analyzing the chemical and medicinal properties of Brazili...
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Jean-Philippe Baratier
Jean-Philippe Baratier (also Johann Philipp Baratier; January 19, 1721, Schwabach near Nuremberg – October 5, 1740) was a German scholar. A noted child prodigy of the 18th century, he published eleven...
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Georges J. F. Köhler
Georges Jean Franz Köhler (April 17, 1946 in Munich – March 1, 1995 in Freiburg im Breisgau) was a German biologist.Together with César Milstein and Niels Kaj Jerne, Köhler won the Nobel Prize in Phys...
Johann Georg Dominicus von Linprun
Johann Georg Dominicus von Linprun (10 January 1714 - 14 June 1787) was a Bavarian scientist. He was one of the co-founders of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences.
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Richard Baerwald
Richard Baerwald (1867–1929) was a German academic psychologist, in Berlin. Towards the end of his life he became interested in parapsychology and occultism (as it was interpreted at the period...
Theodor Curtius
Geheimrat Julius Wilhelm Theodor Curtius (27 May 1857 – 8 February 1928) was professor of Chemistry at Heidelberg University and elsewhere. He published the Curtius rearrangement in 1890/1894 an...
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Karl Astel
Karl Astel (February 26, 1898 – April 3, 1945) was an Alter Kämpfer, rector of the University of Jena, a racial scientist, and also involved in the Nazi Eugenics program.He was born on 26 Februa...
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Richard Hesse
Richard Hesse (20 February 1868 in Nordhausen - 28 December 1944 in Berlin) was a German zoologist and ecologist.Hesse took his PhD in 1892 from the University of Tübingen and was subsequently appoint...
Ion N. Petrovici
Ion N. Petrovici (born August 19, 1929 in Ploieşti, Romania) is a German neurologist, professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Cologne.After studying at the Bucharest Faculty of Medi...
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Voltaire
François-Marie Arouet ([fʁɑ̃.swa ma.ʁi aʁ.wɛ]; 21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire (/voʊlˈtɛər/; [vɔl.tɛːʁ]), was a French Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosop...
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Walter Seelmann-Eggebert
Walter Seelmann-Eggebert (April 1915 – July 1988) was a German radiochemist.He was a student of Otto Hahn at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute where he worked with Lise Meitner or Fritz Strassmann on nucle...
Alexander von Humboldt
Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt ( listen ; September 14, 1769 – May 6, 1859) was a Prussian geographer, naturalist, and explorer, and the younger brother of the Prussian mi...
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Friedrich Engels
Friedrich Engels (/ˈɛŋɡəlz/ or /ˈɛŋəlz/; [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɛŋəls]; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, tog...
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