Hippel, Arthur R. von

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Hippel, Arthur R. von Gender: M
Arthur Robert Eugen von Hippel
born on 19 November 1898 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Rostock, Germany, 54n05, 12e07
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 26°50' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 06°07 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 17°13'


German American materials scientist and physicist who was a pioneer in the study of dielectrics, ferromagnetic and ferroelectric materials, and semiconductors and was a codeveloper of radar during World War II.

He died at 105 years of age on 31 December 2003. His son, Frank N. von Hippel was a theoretical physicist and professor of Public Policy at Princeton University. Another son, Eric von Hippel, is a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management who has done pioneering research on user innovation. His uncle, Eugen von Hippel, described the ophthalmic hemangiomata that are part of von Hippel-Lindau disease, which bears his name.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • (has as) teacher relationship with Franck, James (born 26 August 1882)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth record from Rostock Archives.


  • Family : Childhood : Family noted
  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Centenarian, age 105)
  • Vocation : Science : Physics