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Bonn

(Encyclopedia)Bonn bŏn, Ger. bôn [key], city (2021 est. pop. 320,000), former capital of West Germany, No...

Bad Godesberg

(Encyclopedia)Bad Godesberg bät gōˈdəsbĕrk [key], part of Bonn, North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, on the Rhine River. It is the site of numerous foreign embassies and government agencies as well as residenc...

Diez, Friedrich Christian

(Encyclopedia)Diez, Friedrich Christian frēˈdrĭkh krĭsˈtyän dēts [key], 1794–1876, German philologist. A professor at Bonn, Diez is noted as one of the founders of the science of Romanic philology. His gre...

Meyer-Lübke, Wilhelm

(Encyclopedia)Meyer-Lübke, Wilhelm vĭlˈhĕlm mīˈər-lüpˈkə [key], 1861–1936, Swiss philologist. Meyer-Lübke taught at the universities of Jena, Vienna, and Bonn. He was the author of many works on Romanc...

Schultze, Max Johann Sigismund

(Encyclopedia)Schultze, Max Johann Sigismund mäks yōˈhän zēˈgĭsmo͝ond sho͝olˈtsə [key], 1825–74, German biologist, director of the Anatomical Institute at Bonn from 1859. He established that the cells ...

Pfeffer, Wilhelm

(Encyclopedia)Pfeffer, Wilhelm vĭlˈhĕlm pfĕˈfər [key], 1845–1920, German plant physiologist. He was professor of botany successively at the universities of Bonn, Basel, Tübingen, and Leipzig (from 1887). W...

Wallach, Otto

(Encyclopedia)Wallach, Otto, 1847–1931, German chemist, Ph.D. Univ. of Göttingen, 1869. Wallach was a professor at the Univ. of Bonn from 1870 to 1889 and at the Univ. of Göttingen from 1889 to 1915. In 1910 he...

Paul, Wolfgang

(Encyclopedia)Paul, Wolfgang, 1913–93, German physicist, Ph.D. Technical Univ., Berlin, 1939. A professor at the Univ. of Bonn from 1952, Paul developed an ion-trap technique (known as the Paul trap), which made ...

Kayser, Heinrich Gustav Johannes

(Encyclopedia)Kayser, Heinrich Gustav Johannes hīnˈrĭkh go͝osˈtäf yōhänˈəs kīˈzər [key], 1853–1940, German physicist. He was professor at Bonn from 1894 to 1920. He is known for his work in sound and...

Plücker, Julius

(Encyclopedia)Plücker, Julius yo͞oˈlyo͝os plüˈkər [key], 1801–68, German mathematician and physicist. He became professor of mathematics (1836) and of physics (1847) at the Univ. of Bonn. He is known for h...

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