Ernst* Karl Abbe (1840 - 1905)

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Birthplace: Eisenach, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
Death: Died in Jena, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
Occupation: Physiker, Statistiker, Optiker, Unternehmer und Sozialreformer
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About Ernst* Karl Abbe

Ernst Karl Abbe (January 23, 1840 – January 14, 1905) was a German physicist, optometrist, entrepreneur, and social reformer. Together with Otto Schott and Carl Zeiss, he laid the foundation of modern optics. Abbe developed numerous optical instruments. He was a co-owner of Carl Zeiss AG, a German manufacturer of research microscopes, astronomical telescopes, planetariums and other optical systems.

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Ernst* Karl Abbe's Timeline

1840
January 23, 1840
Eisenach, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
1872
November 18, 1872
Age 32
Jena
1874
1874
Age 33
Jena
1905
January 14, 1905
Age 64
Jena, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
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