Wilhelm Röntgen Biography

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was a German physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today that was known as X-rays or Röntgen rays, an achievement that earned him the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901. In honour of his accomplishments, in 2004 the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry named element 111, roentgenium, a radioactive element with multiple unstable isotopes, after him. Source: Wikipedia

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Name:
Wilhelm Röntgen
Nationality:
Germany
Profession:
Physicist
Date of Birth:
March 27, 1845
Astrological Sign:
Date of Death:
February 10, 1923
Age at Death:
77
Cause of Death:
Carcinoma
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