Heinrich Rohrer

Heinrich Rohrer bio

Birth Name: Heinrich Rohrer

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Switzerland

Date Of Birth: June 6, 1933

Date Of Death: May 16, 2013

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Swiss

Heinrich Rohrer was born on the 6th of June, 1933. He was best known for being a Physicist. Scientist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 with partner Gerd Binning for designing the scanning tunneling microscope. He was an IBM Fellow and led their physics department and research lab.

Heinrich Rohrer was born in Switzerland. His Ph.D. experiments were interrupted occasionally by basic training in the Swiss military. His scanning and tunneling microscope was barely three years old when he received the Nobel Prize.

Heinrich Rohrer was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Heinrich Rohrer was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Heinrich Rohrer is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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

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Personal Life

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

Heinrich Rohrer was born in the Year of the Rooster.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Heinrich Rohrer
NICKNAME: Heinrich
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Heinrich Rohrer was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Heinrich Rohrer was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Heinrich Rohrer had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Heinrich Rohrer’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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