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University of Königsberg

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1544 by Albert, Duke of Prussia, in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad).

Location:
Kaliningrad, Russia

Founding Date:
1544

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Friedrich Wilhelm August Argelander
Astronomer
22-Mar-1799 17-Feb-1875 Durchmusterung
David Hilbert
Mathematician
23-Jan-1862 14-Feb-1943 Hilbert Space
E. T. A. Hoffmann
Author
24-Jan-1776 25-Jun-1822 Das Fräulein van Scuderi
Gustav Robert Kirchhoff
Physicist
12-Mar-1824 17-Oct-1887 Theory of spectrum analysis
Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz
Poet
12-Jan-1751 24-May-1792 Sturm und Drang movement
Willy Ley
Author
2-Oct-1906 24-May-1969 The Conquest of Space
Fritz Lipmann
Scientist
12-Jun-1899 24-Jul-1986 Carbohydrate oxidation
Hermann Minkowski
Mathematician
22-Jun-1864 12-Jan-1909 Minkowski space
Oskar Minkowski
Doctor
13-Jan-1858 18-Jul-1931 Linked pancreas to diabetes
Emin Pasha
Explorer
28-Mar-1840 23-Oct-1892 German colonial traveller in Africa
Arnold Sommerfeld
Physicist
5-Dec-1868 26-Apr-1951 Fine-structure constant
Hermann von Helmholtz
Physicist
31-Aug-1821 8-Sep-1894 Law of Conservation of Energy

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Karl Ernst von Baer
Biologist
29-Feb-1792 28-Nov-1876 De Ovi Mammalium
David Hilbert
Mathematician
23-Jan-1862 14-Feb-1943 Hilbert Space
Karl Gustav Jacobi
Mathematician
10-Dec-1804 18-Feb-1851 Investigated elliptical functions
Konrad Lorenz
Zoologist
7-Nov-1903 27-Feb-1989 Founder of modern ethology
Hermann Minkowski
Mathematician
22-Jun-1864 12-Jan-1909 Minkowski space


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