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University of Hamburg

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Hamburg, Germany

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

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Gerd Albrecht
Conductor
19-Jun-1935   Yomiuri Nippon Symphony, 1998-2007
Gordon W. Allport
Psychologist
11-Nov-1897 9-Oct-1967 Personality: A Psychological Interpretation
J. Michael Bishop
Scientist
22-Feb-1936   Genetic causes of cancer
Roland W. Burris
Politician
8-Aug-1937   US Senator from Illinois, 2009-10
Karl Carstens
Head of State
14-Dec-1914 30-May-1992 President of Germany, 1979-84
Gerhard Casper
Educator
25-Dec-1937   President of Stanford University, 1992-2000
Peter Coym
Business
c. 1942   Lehman Brothers Germany
Otto Robert Frisch
Physicist
1-Oct-1904 22-Sep-1979 Described fission
Michael S. Greve
Activist
c. 1958   Co-Founder, Center for Individual Rights
Arvid Harnack
Spy
24-May-1901 22-Dec-1942 Hanged by the Nazis for espionage
Harald zur Hausen
Scientist
11-Mar-1936   Papilloma virus
J. Hans D. Jensen
Physicist
25-Jun-1907 11-Feb-1973 Shell nuclear model
Hans Krebs
Scientist
25-Apr-1900 22-Nov-1981 Tricarboxylic acid cycle
Siegfried Lenz
Author
17-Mar-1926   Deutschstunde
William A. Rugh
Diplomat
10-May-1936   US Ambassador to Yemen, 1984-87
Wolfgang Schäuble
Politician
18-Sep-1942   CDU Chairman, 1998-2000
Helmut Schmidt
Head of State
23-Dec-1918   Chancellor of Germany, 1974-82
Emilio Segrè
Physicist
30-Jan-1905 22-Apr-1989 Co-Discoverer of the antiproton
Richard Sorge
Spy
4-Oct-1895 7-Nov-1944 Warned Stalin of Operation Barbarossa
Leo Strauss
Philosopher
20-Sep-1899 18-Oct-1973 Patron saint of Neoconservatism
Peter Struck
Government
24-Jan-1943 19-Dec-2012 German Defense Minister, 2002-05
Albert Szent-Györgyi
Scientist
16-Sep-1893 22-Oct-1986 Vitamins C and B2
Samuel C. C. Ting
Physicist
27-Jan-1936   Co-Discoverer of J/psi meson
Max Zorn
Mathematician
6-Jun-1906 9-Mar-1993 Zorn's Lemma

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Ludwig Biermann
Astronomer
13-Mar-1907 12-Jan-1986 Solar winds
Ernst Cassirer
Philosopher
28-Jul-1874 13-Apr-1945 The Myth of the State
Joel Dorius
Educator
4-Jan-1919 14-Feb-2006 Professor fired for gay porn arrest
Fritz Fischer
Historian
5-Mar-1908 1-Dec-1999 Blamed Germany for World War I
Otto Heckmann
Astronomer
23-Jun-1901 13-May-1983 Investigated cosmic expansion
Pascual Jordan
Physicist
18-Oct-1902 31-Jul-1980 Founder of Quantum Mechanics
Rudolph Minkowski
Astronomer
28-May-1895 4-Jan-1976 Galaxies in collision
Erwin Panofsky
Historian
30-Mar-1892 14-Mar-1968 Studies in Iconology
Wolfgang Pauli
Physicist
25-Apr-1900 15-Dec-1958 Pauli Exclusion Principle
Otto Stern
Physicist
17-Feb-1888 17-Aug-1969 Molecular beam experiment
John von Neumann
Mathematician
28-Dec-1903 8-Feb-1957 Computing pioneer, inventor of Game Theory

ADMINISTRATORS AND TRUSTEES

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Otto Heckmann
Astronomer
23-Jun-1901 13-May-1983 Investigated cosmic expansion


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