Sorge, Ernst

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Sorge, Ernst Gender: M
Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Sorge
born on 25 February 1899 at 21:45 (= 9:45 PM )
Place Erfurt, Germany, 50n58, 11e01
Timezone MET h1e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 07°04' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°06 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 19°40'

Ernst Sorge (on German expedition, overwintering in Greenland, circa 1930-1931)


German glaciologist, polar explorer and geoscientist who made an important contribution to glaciology with his glacier observations at Eismitte, a station in central Greenland.

He died on 28 April 1946 in Arnstadt, Thüringen, aged 47.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)


  • associate relationship with Loewe, Fritz (born 11 March 1895)
  • (has as) teacher relationship with Penck, Albrecht (born 25 September 1858)


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Erfurt Archives.


  • Vocation : Education : Researcher
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Glaciologist)
  • Vocation : Travel : Explorer (Polar)