Küpfmüller, Karl

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Küpfmüller, Karl Gender: M
born on 6 October 1897 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Nürnberg, Germany, 49n27, 11e04
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 13°07' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 19°24 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 16°21'


German electrical engineer, who was prolific in the areas of communications technology, measurement and control engineering, acoustics, communication theory and theoretical electro-technology.

After returning from military service in World War I, he worked at the telegraph research division of the German Post in Berlin, and, from 1921, he was lead engineer at the central laboratory of Siemens & Halske AG in the same city.

In 1928 he became full professor of general and theoretical electrical engineering at the Technischen Hochschule in Danzig, and later held the same position in Berlin. In 1937 Küpfmüller was appointed as director of communication technology Research & Development at the Siemens-Wernerwerk for telegraphy. In 1941–1945 he was director of the central R&D division at Siemens & Halske.

Later he was honorary professor at the Technische Hochschule Berlin. In 1968, he received the Werner von Siemens Ring for his contributions to the theory oftelecommunications and other electro-technology.

He died at Darmstadt on 26 December 1977.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Gauquelin vol 2


  • Vocation : Engineer : Electrical
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession