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Relating to public figures or personalities, celebrities or otherwise, who have made significant progress in their particular professional field, or who have helped or influenced wider society to an outstanding degree.

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Ernst Karl Abbe

People; Physicists

Ernst Karl Abbe was a German physicist, optometrist, entrepreneur, and social reformer. Together with Otto Schott and Carl Zeiss, he laid the foundation of modern optics. Abbe ...

Robert Adler

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Robert Adler was an Austrian-born American inventor who held numerous patents. The invention Adler is best known for is the wireless remote control for televisions. While not the ...

Konrad Adenauer

People; Physicists

Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer was a German statesman. As Chancellor of Germany from 1949 to 1963, he led his country from the ruins of World War II to a powerful and prosperous ...

Alois Alzheimer

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Aloysius "Alois" Alzheimer was a German psychiatrist and neuropathologist and a colleague of Emil Kraepelin. Alzheimer is credited with identifying the first published case of ...

Manfred von Ardenne

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Manfred von Ardenne was a German research and applied physicist and inventor. He took out approximately 600 patents in fields including electron microscopy, medical technology, ...

Leopold Auerbach

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Leopold Auerbach was a German anatomist and neuropathologist born in Breslau.Auerbach studied Medicine at the University of Breslau, the University of Berlin and the University of ...

Max Abraham

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Max Abraham was a German physicist. Abraham was born in Danzig, Imperial Germany to a family of Jewish merchants. His father was Moritz Abraham and his mother was Selma ...