Hans Bethe bio

Birth Name: Hans Albrecht Bethe

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: July 2, 1906

Date Of Death: March 5, 2005

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Hans Bethe was born on the 2nd of July, 1906. He was famous for being a Physicist. Remembered for his contributions to quantum electrodynamics and to nuclear, astro, and solid-state physics, he earned the 1967 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis.

Hans Bethe was born in Germany. After graduating from the Universities of Frankfurt and Munich, he accepted a teaching appointment at the University of Tubingen. Later, he joined the physics faculty at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. During the World War II years, he was involved in the famous Manhattan Project and worked with Robert Oppenheimer and Richard Feynman on various research projects related to the development of the atomic bomb.

Hans Bethe was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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

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Personal Life

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

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Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hans Albrecht Bethe
NICKNAME: Hans Bethe, Hans Albrecht Bethe
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Hans Bethe was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Hans Bethe was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Hans Bethe had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Hans Bethe’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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