Maria Telkes

Maria Telkes bio

Birth Name: Maria Telkes

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Hungary

Date Of Birth: December 12, 2000

Date Of Death: December 2, 1995

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Hungarian

Maria Telkes was born on the 12th of December, 2000. She was best known for being a Physicist. Notable for her work in the field of solar energy, this prominent scientist invented the thermoelectric generator; the debut solar heat system; and a thermoelectricity-operated refrigerator.

Maria Telkes was born in Hungary. After completing her doctorate in physical chemistry in her native Hungary, she relocated to the United States and conducted research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was the 1952 recipient of the Society of Women Engineers Award and the 1977 winner of the American Solar Energy Society’s Charles Greeley Abbot Award.

Maria Telkes was a Sagittarius and was born in the Millennials Generation.

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Maria Telkes is part of a Millennial Generation (also known as Generation Y). Millennials is a generation who grew up with computers, internet and social networks. Having been raised under the mantra "follow your dreams" and being told they were special, they tend to be confident and tolerant of difference.


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Maria Telkes’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Maria Telkes’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Maria Telkes was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Maria Telkes
AGE GENERATION: Millennials Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Maria Telkes was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Maria Telkes was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: Maria Telkes had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Maria Telkes’s birth sign is Sagittarius and she had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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