Ernst Abbe

Ernst Abbe bio

Birth Name: Ernst Abbe

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: January 23, 1840

Date Of Death: January 14, 1905

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Ernst Abbe was born on the 23rd of January, 1840. He was known for being a Physicist. Physicist who is often thought of as one of the fathers of modern optics. He had a hand in the development of several key instruments, such as the microscope and telescope.

Ernst Abbe was born in Germany. He was born in Eisenach and earned his PhD from a university in Gottingen in March 1861. The crater on the Moon known as Abbe was named in his honor.

Ernst Abbe was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ernst Abbe was born in 1840s.

Ernst Abbe is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Ernst Abbe’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ernst Abbe’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Ernst Abbe kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Ernst Abbe was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ernst Abbe
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Ernst Abbe was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ernst Abbe was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Ernst Abbe had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Ernst Abbe’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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