Hans Geiger

Hans Geiger bio

Birth Name: Hans Geiger

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: Potsdam

Date Of Birth: September 30, 1882

Date Of Death: September 24, 1945

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: German

Hans Geiger was born on the 30th of September, 1882. He was popular for being a Engineer. Remembered for his development of a radiation measuring device known as the Geiger counter and for his role in the famous Geiger–Marsden experiment (which discovered the existence of the nuclei of atoms), he was the 1929 recipient of the prestigious Hughes Medal.

Hans Geiger was born in Potsdam. He earned his doctorate in mathematics and physics from the University of Erlangen in 1906. During the World War II years, he was a member of the secret Uranium Club, a group of German scientists engaged in nuclear weapons research.

Hans Geiger was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Hans Geiger was born in 1880s.

Hans Geiger 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 Geiger’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 Geiger’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Hans Geiger was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Hans Geiger
BIRTH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Hans Geiger was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Hans Geiger was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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 Geiger had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Hans Geiger’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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