Piper, Hans

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Piper, Hans Gender: M
Hans Edmund Piper
born on 8 January 1877 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )
Place Altona, Germany, 53n34, 9e48
Timezone LMT m9e48 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
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Hans Piper


German physiologist who wrote the book Elektrophysiologie menschlicher Muskeln ("Electrophysiology of human muscles;" Springer, Berlin, 1912).

As a student of Johannes von Kries Piper earned his doctorate in 1902 at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg. In 1905 he habilitated at the Christian-Albrechts-University Kiel. First as a private lecturer, then as associate professor of physiology, he was head of department at the Physiological Institute of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin.

He died on 20 August 1915, aged 38, during active service as a soldier in the First World War. He was survived by his wife, Margarete Sofia Anna Henriette von Mikulicz, who gave birth after her husband's death to their son Hans-Felix Piper who would became a noted ophthalmologist.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


  • Death by War or Terrorism 20 August 1915 (On active duty, age 38)
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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Hamburg Archives.


  • Family : Parenting : Kids - Noted
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of physiology)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Physiologist)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat
  • Vocation : Military : Killed
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (WWI, soldier)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Physiology)