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Heidelberg, Germany

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.heidelberg.de/

Population:
140,000 (2005)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Heidelberg
1386

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Jackson Browne
Singer/Songwriter
9-Oct-1948   Running on Empty
Jürgen Dormann
Business
12-Jan-1940   Chairman of ABB
Friedrich Ebert
Head of State
4-Feb-1871 28-Feb-1925 German Chancellor, 1918-19
Michael Fassbender
Actor
2-Apr-1977   Centurion
Hanna Holborn Gray
Educator
25-Oct-1930   President, University of Chicago, 1978-93
Theodor W. Hänsch
Physicist
30-Oct-1941   Quantum optics
Wolfgang Ketterle
Physicist
21-Oct-1957   Bose-Einstein condensates
Susan McDougal
Criminal
1955   Whitewater scandal
Ernst Ruska
Physicist
25-Dec-1906 27-May-1988 Inventor of the electron microscope
Leah Ward Sears
Judge
13-Jun-1955   Georgia Chief Justice
Gerhard Johann Vossius
Scholar
1577 19-Mar-1649 Dutch classical scholar
Cress Williams
Actor
26-Jul-1970   Lavon Hayes on Hart of Dixie
John Ziegler
Radio Personality
28-Mar-1967   Right-wing talk radio host

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Carl Bosch
Chemist
27-Aug-1874 26-Apr-1940 Chairman of I. G. Farben
Walther Bothe
Physicist
8-Jan-1891 8-Feb-1957 Coincidence method
Robert Wilhelm Bunsen
Chemist
31-Mar-1811 16-Aug-1899 Spectrum analysis, bunsen burner
Daniel H. Burnham
Architect
4-Sep-1846 1-Jun-1912 Built skyscrapers and planned cities
Hans-Georg Gadamer
Philosopher
11-Feb-1900 13-Mar-2002 Truth and Method
J. Hans D. Jensen
Physicist
25-Jun-1907 11-Feb-1973 Shell nuclear model
Albrecht Kossel
Scientist
16-Sep-1853 5-Jul-1927 Chemistry of tissues and cells
Richard Kuhn
Chemist
3-Dec-1900 1-Aug-1967 Carotenoids, and vitamins B2 and B6
George S. Patton
Military
11-Nov-1885 21-Dec-1945 American WWII Army commander
Georg Wittig
Chemist
16-Jun-1897 26-Aug-1987 Wittig Reaction
Ivan Osipovich Yarkovsky
Physicist
24-May-1844 22-Jan-1902 Yarkovsky effect



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