Wilhelm Röntgen Biography

Wilhelm Röntgen

Title Desricption
Full Name Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
Date of Birth 27 March 1845
Birth Place Lennep, Remscheid, Germany
Spouse Anna Bertha Ludwig (m. 1872–1919)
Famous As Scientist
Died 10 February 1923, Munich, Germany

In Short

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was a German mechanical engineer and physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-rays or Röntgen rays, an achievement that earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.

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