Walter Brattain bio

Birth Name: Walter Brattain

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: China

Date Of Birth: February 10, 1902

Date Of Death: October 13, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Walter Brattain was born on the 10th of February, 1902. He was best known for being a Physicist. American physicist who co-invented, with John Bardeen and William Shockley, the transistor, a device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and electrical power. He won a Nobel Prize for his invention in 1956.

Walter Brattain was born in China. At 27 years of age he received his doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota. Writers for the TV show ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’ named a ship after him: the USS Brattain.

Walter Brattain was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Walter Brattain was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

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

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Personal Life

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Walter Brattain was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Walter Brattain
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Walter Brattain was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Walter Brattain was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Walter Brattain had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Walter Brattain’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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