Abbe, Ernst

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Ernst Abbe
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Name
Abbe, Ernst Gender: M
born on 23 January 1840 at 21:30 (= 9:30 PM )
Place Eisenach/Thür., Germany, 50n59, 10e19
Timezone LMT m10e19 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Müller
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 03°00' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 02°57 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 26°17'



Biography

German physicist, optometrist, entrepreneur, and social reformer. Together with Otto Schott and Carl Zeiss, he laid the foundation of modern optics. Abbe developed numerous optical instruments. He was a co-owner of Carl Zeiss AG, a German manufacturer of research microscopes, astronomical telescopes, planetariums and other optical systems.

He took over the Zeiss company in 1889 after the death of Carl Zeiss. Abbé died on 14 January 1905.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • business associate/partner relationship with Zeiss, Carl (born 11 September 1816)

Events

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Arno Müller, from Pfarramt (church registry).

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
  • Vocation : Science : Physics
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator

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