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University of Frankfurt

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Frankfurt, Germany

Founding Date:
1914

Enrollment:
36,000

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Theodor Adorno
Philosopher
11-Sep-1903 6-Aug-1969 Dialectic of Enlightenment
Hans Bethe
Physicist
2-Jul-1906 6-Mar-2005 Atomic scientist
Gerd Binnig
Physicist
20-Jul-1947   Co-Inventor, scanning tunneling microscope
Günter Blobel
Scientist
21-May-1936   Protein signaling in cells
Henry Dale
Scientist
9-Jun-1875 23-Jul-1968 Acetylcholine as a neurotransmitter
Marion Dönhoff
Journalist
2-Dec-1909 11-Mar-2002 Die Zeit
Ludwig Erhard
Head of State
4-Feb-1897 5-May-1977 German Chancellor, 1963-66
James Franck
Physicist
26-Aug-1882 21-May-1964 Franck-Hertz experiment
Lee H. Hamilton
Politician
20-Apr-1931   9/11 Commission vice chairman
Bert Hölldobler
Zoologist
25-Jun-1936   Social organizations in insects
Alexander Kluge
Film Director
14-Feb-1932   Yesterday Girl
Leo Lowenthal
Sociologist
3-Nov-1900 21-Jan-1993 Literature and the Image of Man
Joseph P. Newhouse
Economist
24-Feb-1942   Rand economist, Harvard professor
Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
Scientist
20-Oct-1942   Embryonic development of fruit flies
Max Rudolf
Conductor
15-Jun-1902 28-Feb-1995 Director, Cincinnati Symphony, 1958-71
Gerhard Schulmeyer
Business
1938   President of Siemens US, 1999-2001
Reinhard Selten
Economist
5-Oct-1930   Game theory
Horst L. Störmer
Physicist
6-Apr-1949   Fractional quantum Hall effect
Alexander R. Todd
Chemist
2-Oct-1907 10-Jan-1997 Nuclaic acid, nucleotides

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Theodor Adorno
Philosopher
11-Sep-1903 6-Aug-1969 Dialectic of Enlightenment
Max Born
Physicist
11-Dec-1882 5-Jan-1970 Pioneer of quantum mechanics
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Philosopher
11-Feb-1900 13-Mar-2002 Truth and Method
Jürgen Habermas
Philosopher
18-Jun-1929   The Theory of Communicative Action
Bert Hölldobler
Zoologist
25-Jun-1936   Social organizations in insects
Friedrich Hund
Physicist
4-Feb-1896 31-Mar-1997 Quantum tunneling
Niels K. Jerne
Scientist
23-Dec-1911 7-Oct-1994 Immune theory (anti-antibody)
Max von Laue
Physicist
9-Oct-1879 23-Apr-1960 X-ray crystallography
Karl Mannheim
Sociologist
27-Mar-1893 9-Jan-1947 Ideology and Utopia
Hartmut Michel
Chemist
18-Jul-1948   Proteins of photosynthesis
Reinhard Selten
Economist
5-Oct-1930   Game theory
Otto Stern
Physicist
17-Feb-1888 17-Aug-1969 Molecular beam experiment
Karl Ziegler
Chemist
26-Nov-1898 12-Aug-1973 Researcher in plastics


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