Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742 - 1799) MP

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Birthplace: Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
Death: Died in Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
Occupation: Professor, Naturforscher, Schriftseller, Gelechrte
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About Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Christoph_Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1 July 1742 – 24 February 1799) was a German scientist, satirist, and Anglophile. As a scientist, he was the first to hold a professorship explicitly dedicated to experimental physics in Germany. Today, he is remembered for his posthumously published notebooks, which he himself called Sudelbücher, a description modeled on the English bookkeeping term "scrapbooks",[1] and for his discovery of the strange tree-like patterns now called Lichtenberg figures.

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Georg C. Lichtenberg's Timeline

1742
July 1, 1742
Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany
1763
1763
- 1765
Age 20
Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
1769
1769
- 1774
Age 26
Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
1775
1775
- 1799
Age 32
Goettingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
1784
September 16, 1784
Age 42
Bovenden, Lower Saxony, Germany
1786
February 4, 1786
Age 43
Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
1787
August 20, 1787
Age 45
1789
June 14, 1789
Age 46
June 24, 1789
Age 46
1791
October 22, 1791
Age 49
Göttingen, Lower Saxony, Germany