Herman Potocnik

Herman Potocnik bio

Birth Name: Herman Potocnik

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Croatia

Date Of Birth: December 22, 1892

Date Of Death: August 27, 1929

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Croatian

Herman Potocnik was born on the 22nd of December, 1892. He was famous for being a Physicist. Rocket engineer and astronautics pioneer who was known for his work on long-term human habitation of space. His only book, The Problem of Space Travel – The Rocket Motor, was published in 1928 and dealt with the establishment of space stations on other planets.

Herman Potocnik was born in Croatia. He served in World War I and was promoted to the position of First Lieutenant. The Asteroid 19612 Noordung was named after him in 1999.

Herman Potocnik was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Herman Potocnik was born in 1890s.

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

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Personal Life

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

Herman Potocnik was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Herman Potocnik
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Herman Potocnik was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Herman Potocnik was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Herman Potocnik had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

Herman Potocnik’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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