List of Georg-August University of Göttingen people


List of Georg-August University of Göttingen people

Among the people who have taught or studied at the Georg-August University of Göttingen are the following:

Natural sciences and mathematics

*Wilhelm Ackermann — Mathematics
*Friedrich Wilhelm Barkhausen — Mathematics
*Max Born — Mathematical Physics — ("Professor ordinarius") — (1882–1970, in Göttingen 1921–1933) — Nobel Prize in Physics 1954
*Bertram Brenig — Veterinary Medicine — ("Professor ordinarius") — development of a bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) ante mortem test
*Michael Buback — Chemistry
*Adolf Butenandt — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1939
*Moritz Benedikt Cantor — Mathematics
*Constantin Carathéodory — Mathematics
*Richard Courant — Mathematics
*Peter Debye — Mathematical Physics — ("Professor ordinarius") — (1884–1966, in Göttingen 1914–1920) — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936
*Richard Dedekind — Mathematics
*Max Delbrück — Astronomy, Physics — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1969
*Paul Dirac — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1933 (with Erwin Schrödinger)
*Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet — Mathematics
*Manfred Eigen — Biophysical Chemistry — Nobel prize in Chemistry 1967 (with Ronald G. W. Norrish and George Porter)
*Heinz Ellenberg — Biology, Botanics — ("Professor ordinarius") (1913–1997, in Göttingen 1966–1981 emeritus)
*William Feller — Mathematics
*James Franck — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1925 (with Gustav Hertz)
*Enrico Fermi — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1938
*Lazarus Immanuel Fuchs — Mathematics
*Carl Friedrich Gauß — Astronomy, geodesy, mathematics, physics — ("Professor ordinarius for astronomy")
*Gerhard Gentzen — Mathematics
*August Grisebach — Botanics
*Alfréd Haar — Mathematics
*Otto Hahn — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1944
*Georg Hamel — Mathematics
*Herbert Hawkes — Mathematics
*Walter Norman Haworth — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1937
*Helmut Hasse — Mathematics
*Heinrich Heesch — Mathematics
*Werner Heisenberg — Physics — ("Professor ordinarius") — Nobel Prize in Physics 1932
*Ernst Hellinger — Mathematics
*Gerhard Herzberg — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1971
*David Hilbert — Mathematics — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Heinz Hopf — Mathematics
*Fritz Houtermans — Physics
*Friedrich Hund — Mathematics
*Ernst Ising — Mathematics
*Abraham Gotthelf Kästner — Mathematics
*Felix Klein — Mathematics
*Carl Koldewey — Mathematics
*Wolfgang Krull — Mathematics
*Edmund Landau — Mathematics
*Irving Langmuir — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1932
*Max von Laue — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1914
*Georg Christoph Lichtenberg — Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy — (Student) — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Walther Lietzmann — Mathematics
*Saunders Mac Lane — Mathematics
*Tobias Mayer — Mathematics
*Hermann Minkowski — Mathematics
*Leonard Nelson — Mathematics
*Walther Nernst — Physical Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1920
*Albert Niemann — First man to synthesize cocaine
*Emmy Noether — Mathematics
*Robert Oppenheimer — Physics (Ph.D.)
*Wolfgang Pauli — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1945
*Wilhelm Pfeffer — Botanics — (Student)
*Max Planck — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1918
*Johann Heinrich Moritz von Poppe — Mathematics
*Ludwig Prandtl — Physics — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Richard Rado — Mathematics
*Johann Radon — Mathematics
*Kurt Reidemeister — Mathematics
*Theodore William Richards — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1914
*Frigyes Riesz — Mathematics
*Bernhard Riemann — Mathematics — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Walter Ritz — Mathematics
*Carl Runge — Mathematics
*Wolfgang Sartorius von Waltershausen — Geology
*Friedrich Schlegel
*August Wilhelm Schlegel
*Arthur Moritz Schönflies — Mathematics
*Hermann Amandus Schwarz — Mathematics
*Kurt Sethe — Egyptology — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Carl Ludwig Siegel — Mathematics — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Hertha Sponer — Physics
*Moritz Abraham Stern — Mathematics — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Otto Stern — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1943
*Gabriel Sudan — Mathematics
*Gustav Tammann — Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
*Edward Teller — Physics
*Otto Toeplitz — Mathematics
*Johann Georg Tralles — Mathematics
*Jürgen Troe — Physical Chemistry
*Otto Wallach — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1910
*Bartel Leendert van der Waerden — Mathematics
*Wilhelm Weber — Physics — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Julius Weisbach — Mathematics
*Hermann Weyl — Mathematics
*Eugene Paul Wigner — Physics — Nobel Prize in Physics 1963
*Wilhelm Wien — (Student) — Nobel Prize in Physics 1911
*Norbert Wiener — Mathematics
*Adolf Windaus — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1928
*Friedrich Wöhler — Chemistry, Pharmacy — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Ernst Zermelo — Mathematics
*Richard Adolf Zsigmondy — Chemistry — Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1925
*Nadeem Sheikh — Molecular Biology; 2006.

Law, economics and social sciences

*Peter Badura — Law — ("Professor ordinarius" 1964–1970)
*Dieter Bohlen — Economics — (Student)
*Zhu De — (Student, 1922–1925) — Cofounder of the People's Liberation Army of China
*Georg Diederichs — Law, Economics, Pharmacy — (Student)
*Uwe Diederichsen — Law — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Georg Ebers — Law (later famous Egyptologist) — (Student)
*Robert Goodfellow — Political Sciences — (Erasmus Student)
*Heinrich Heine — Law — (Student, Ph.D.)
*Hinrich Wilhelm Kopf — Law and Administrative Sciences — (Student)
*Karl Larenz — Law — (Ph.D.)
*Peter Lösche — Political Sciences — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Angus Macdonald — Law — (Erasmus Student)
*Hartmut Maurer — Law — (Ph.D.)
*Georg Michaelis — Law — (Ph.D.)
*John Pierpont Morgan — (Student)
*Lassa Oppenheim — Law — (Ph.D.)
*Helmuth Plessner — (Professor and university president)
*Claus Roxin — Law — ("Professor ordinarius"1963–1971)
*Johann Stephan Pütter — Law — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Georg Friedrich Sartorius (von Waltershausen) — Economics and History
*Eberhard Schmidt-Aßmann — Law — (Ph.D.)
*Edzard Schmidt-Jortzig — Law — (scientific Assistant, Habilitand)
*Percy Ernst Schramm — History — (Professor 1929-1963)
*Gerhard Schröder — Law — (Student, AStA-Chairman, Honorary Ph.D. of Natural Sciences) — former chancellor of Germany
*Christian Starck— Law — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Bassam Tibi — International Relations — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Jürgen Trittin — Social Sciences — (Student, AStA-Member)
*Rudolf von Bennigsen — Law — (Student)
*Otto von Bismarck — Law — (Student) — iron chancellor of the second German Empire
*Wilhelm von Bode — Law, Arts — (Student)
*Gustav von Hugo — Law — (Student) — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Rudolf von Jhering — Law — (Student) — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Friedrich Carl von Savigny — Law — (Student)
*Fritz-Dietlof von der Schulenburg — Law (Victim of 20 July 1944) — (Student)
*Heinrich Friedrich Karl Freiherr vom Stein — Law — (Student, 1773–1777)
*Richard von Weizsäcker — History, Law — (Student, Ph.D.) — former President of Germany
*Hans Julius Wolff — Law — (Ph.D.)

Humanities and theology

*Heinrich Brugsch — Egyptology — ("Professor ordinarius") — (1827–1894, in Göttingen 1868–1870)
*Georg Bühler — Scholar of Indian languages and law
*Alexander Conze — Archaeology — (Student, Privatdozent)
*Rudolf Eucken — Philosopher — (Student) — Nobel Prize in Literature 1908
*Heinrich Ewald — Theology, Orientalistic — (Student) — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Sigmar Gabriel — Teaching German, Sociology, Politics — (Student)
*Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve — American Classicist
*Günter Grass — Nobel Prize in Literature 1999
*Georg Friedrich Grotefend — Philology — Decipherer of Cuneiform script
*Jacob Grimm — Linguistics and History of Literature — ("Professor ordinarius", Bibliothekar)
*Wilhelm Grimm — Linguistics and History of Literature — ("Professor ordinarius", Bibliothekar)
*Jürgen Habermas
*Nicolai_Hartmann — Philosophy — (Professor)
*Johann Friedrich Herbart — Philosophy, Pedagogy, Psychology; — (Professor)
*Christian Gottlob Heyne — Linguistics and History, Archaeology — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Edmund Husserl — Philosophy
*Nae Ionescu — Philosophy — (Student)
*August Leskien — Linguistics — ("Professor extraordinarius")
*Adolf Muschg — Germanistics — (Assistant)
*Ludwig Quidde — History, Philosophy, Economics — (Student) — Nobel Peace Prize 1927 (with Ferdinand Buisson)
*Arthur Schopenhauer
*Philipp Albert Stapfer — Theology — (Student)
*Friedrich Bouterwek — Philosopher — (Professor)
*Georg Graf Vitzthum von Eckstädt — History of Arts — ("Professor ordinarius")
*Max Weber

Medicine

*Max Delbrück — Medicine — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1969
*Paul Ehrlich — "Professor ordinarius" (1904–1914) — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1908 (with Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov)
*Albrecht von Haller, Professor of Anatomy, Botanics and Surgery, (1708–1777, in Göttingen 1736–1753)
*Robert Koch — Medicine — (Student and Ph.D. in Göttingen) — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1905
*Hans Adolf Krebs — Medicine — (Student) — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1953
*Ilya Ilyich Mechnikov, Studies in Göttingen — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1908 (with Paul Ehrlich)
*Erwin Neher — Medicine — Nobel Prize in Medicine 1991 (with Bert Sakmann)
*Thomas Young, Medicine, Physics, Linguistics (Ph.D. in Medicine)

ee also

*Göttingen
*University of Göttingen
*Nobel laureates by university affiliation

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