Wilhelm Rontgen Biography, Birthday, Awards and Family

27/03/1845   -   10/02/1923

Wilhelm Rontgen was an eminent German physicist who won the first Nobel Prize in Physics, for the discovery of X-rays. This biography of William Roentgen provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

Wilhelm Rontgen Biography, Facts and Family

  • Famous: German Men
  • Died At Age: 77
  • Sun Sign: Aries
  • Also Known As: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen
  • Born In: Lennep, Rhine Province, Germany
  • Famous As: Winner Of First Nobel Prize In Physics
  • Spouse/Ex-: Anna Bertha Ludwig
  • Children: Josephine Bertha Ludwig
  • Died On: February 10, 1923
  • Place Of Death: Munich, Germany
  • Discoveries/inventions: Discovered X-Rays
  • Education:
    1. University Of Zurich (1869)
    2. Institute Of Martinus Herman Van Doorn
    3. ETH Zurich
  • Awards: 1901 - Nobel Prize In Physics 1897 - Elliott Cresson Medal 1896 - Matteucci Medal 1896 - Rumford Medal
  • Bio: Wilhelm Rontgen Was An Eminent German Physicist Who Won The First Nobel Prize In Physics, For The Discovery Of X-rays. This Biography Of William Roentgen Provides Detailed Information About His Childhood, Life, Achievements, Works & Timeline.