Ruska, Julius

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Name
Ruska, Julius Gender: M
Julius Ferdinand Ruska
born on 9 February 1867 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Bühl (Baden-Württemberg), Germany, 48n42, 8e08
Timezone LMT m8e08 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 20°16' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 16°34 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 01°15'



Biography

German orientalist, historian of science and educator.

He was a critical scholar of alchemical literature, and of Islamic science, raising many issues on attributions and sources of the texts, and providing translations. The range of his studies was wide, including the Emerald Tablet, a basic hermetic text. From 1924 he headed an institute in Heidelberg, where he had been a student.

Of his seven children, Ernst Ruska and Helmut Ruska were distinguished in their fields.

He died on 11 February 1949 in Schramberg.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Archives Gauquelin: Scientists & Medical Doctors (Hommes De Science) A, vol. 2, #3362 [1].

Categories

  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Seven)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 82)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Writers : Translator