|Birthname||Walther Ludwig Julius Paschen Heinrich Kossel|
|born on||4 January 1888 at 22:45 (= 10:45 PM )|
|Place||Berlin, Germany, 52n29, 13e21|
|Timezone||LMT m13e21 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||14°03' 23°29 Asc. 26°39'|
German physicist known for his theory of the chemical bond (ionic bond/octet rule), Sommerfeld–Kossel displacement law of atomic spectra, the Kossel-Stranski model for crystal growth, and the Kossel effect. Walther was the son of Albrecht Kossel who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1910.
Walther Kossel died on 22 May 1956, aged 68, in Tübingen, Germany.
- associate relationship with Sommerfeld, Arnold (born 5 December 1868). Notes: "Sommerfeld–Kossel displacement law"
Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Berlin archives.
- Family : Childhood : Family noted
- Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of theoretical physics)
- Vocation : Science : Physics
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Kossel-Stranski model")
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Kossel effect")
- Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator ("Sommerfeld–Kossel displacement law")