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Groningen, Netherlands

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.groningen.nl/

Population:
180,848 (2005)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
Groningen University
1614

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Daniel Bernoulli
Mathematician
8-Feb-1700 27-Mar-1782 Fluid dynamics
Pete Hoekstra
Politician
30-Oct-1953   Congressman from Michigan, 1993-2011
Jozef Israëls
Painter
27-Jan-1824 12-Aug-1911 Dutch scene painter
Heike Kamerlingh Onnes
Physicist
21-Sep-1853 21-Feb-1926 Liquefied helium and discovered superconductivity
Maarten Schmidt
Astronomer
28-Dec-1929   Co-Discoverer of quasars

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Adriaan Blaauw
Astronomer
12-Apr-1914 1-Dec-2010 Evolving galaxies



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