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University of Marburg

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Marburg, Germany

Founding Date:
1527

Enrollment:
20,000

Official Website:
http://www.uni-marburg.de/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Hannah Arendt
Philosopher
14-Oct-1906 4-Dec-1975 Origins of Totalitarianism
Karl Barth
Religion
10-May-1886 9-Dec-1968 Church Dogmatics
Gottfried Benn
Poet
2-May-1886 7-Jul-1956 Postwar Germany's T. S. Eliot
Ferdinand Braun
Physicist
6-Jun-1850 20-Apr-1918 Rectifier effect in semiconductors
Adolf Butenandt
Chemist
24-Mar-1903 18-Jan-1995 Research in sex hormones
Hans Fischer
Chemist
27-Jul-1881 31-Mar-1945 Synthesized hemin
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Philosopher
11-Feb-1900 13-Mar-2002 Truth and Method
Kurt Gerstein
Military
11-Aug-1905 25-Jul-1945 Holocaust collaborator and whistleblower
Otto Hahn
Chemist
8-Mar-1879 28-Jul-1968 Demonstrated fission
Patrick Hamilton
Religion
1504 29-Feb-1528 Scottish Lutheran martyr
Jules A. Hoffmann
Biologist
2-Aug-1941   Innate immunity
Hans Jonas
Philosopher
10-May-1903 5-Feb-1993 Gnostic philosopher
Alexander Kluge
Film Director
14-Feb-1932   Yesterday Girl
Mikhail Lomonosov
Poet
19-Nov-1711 15-Apr-1765 Early father of Russian poetry
Cameron Munter
Diplomat
1954   US Ambassador to Serbia
Boris Pasternak
Author
10-Feb-1890 30-May-1960 Doctor Zhivago
Julius Plücker
Mathematician
16-Jul-1801 22-May-1868 Analytical geometry
Robert Siodmak
Film Director
8-Aug-1900 10-Mar-1973 The Killers
Leo Strauss
Philosopher
20-Sep-1899 18-Oct-1973 Patron saint of Neoconservatism
Georg Wittig
Chemist
16-Jun-1897 26-Aug-1987 Wittig Reaction
Friedrich Wöhler
Chemist
31-Jul-1800 23-Sep-1882 Artificial creation of urea
Karl Ziegler
Chemist
26-Nov-1898 12-Aug-1973 Researcher in plastics

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Emil von Behring
Doctor
15-Mar-1854 31-Mar-1917 Created diptheria innoculation
Ferdinand Braun
Physicist
6-Jun-1850 20-Apr-1918 Rectifier effect in semiconductors
Robert Wilhelm Bunsen
Chemist
31-Mar-1811 16-Aug-1899 Spectrum analysis, bunsen burner
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Philosopher
11-Feb-1900 13-Mar-2002 Truth and Method
Albrecht Kossel
Scientist
16-Sep-1853 5-Jul-1927 Chemistry of tissues and cells
Otto Loewi
Scientist
3-Jun-1873 25-Dec-1961 Acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter
Denis Papin
Inventor
22-Aug-1647 c. 1712 Steam engine innovator
Alfred Wegener
Scientist
1-Nov-1880 Nov-1930 Continental drift
Georg Wittig
Chemist
16-Jun-1897 26-Aug-1987 Wittig Reaction
Christian Wolff
Philosopher
24-Jan-1679 9-Apr-1754 Philosopher of the Leibniz model


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