Wüst, Fritz

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Wüst, Fritz Gender: M
Wilhelm Friedrich Wust
born on 8 July 1860 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place Stuttgart, Germany, 48n46, 9e11
Timezone LMT m9e11 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°07' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 12°06 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 13°43'

Fritz Wüst (grave)
photo: Jula2812, license cc-by-sa-4.0


German metallurgist and founding director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Iron Research (today's Max Planck Institute for Iron Research). Wüstite (FeO), a grey-greenish-tinged mineral form of iron(II) oxide found with meteorites and native iron, was named for Wüst.

Wüst worked as a professor of iron and steelwork at the TH Aachen from 1901 to 1933. He died on 20 March 1938 at age 77 in Dusseldorf.

Link to Wikipedia biography (German)



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided Lutheran Church birth and baptism entry (1860, no. 29).


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (PhD)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Other Major diseases (Malaria)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Engineer : Civil
  • Vocation : Science : Chemistry
  • Vocation : Science : Geology (Metallurgist)
  • Notable : Awards : Public Service
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator