Wilhelm Rontgen

Wilhelm Rontgen bio

Birth Name: Wilhelm Rontgen

Occupation: Physicist

Place Of Birth: Germany

Date Of Birth: March 27, 1845

Date Of Death: February 10, 1923

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: German

Wilhelm Rontgen was born on the 27th of March, 1845. He was famous for being a Physicist. German physicist, who, in 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range, which today are known as X-rays. For his work he won the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.

Wilhelm Rontgen was born in Germany. In 1869, he graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Zurich. Working with a substance that gave off invisible light, he found the light went through most objects, but not human bones.

Wilhelm Rontgen was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Wilhelm Rontgen was born in 1840s.

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

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Personal Life

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Wilhelm Rontgen was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Wilhelm Rontgen
RELIGION: Protestant
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Wilhelm Rontgen was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Wilhelm Rontgen was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Wilhelm Rontgen had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Wilhelm Rontgen’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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