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Akiva Jaap Vroman

Hebrew: עקיבא פרומן
Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Gouda, Gouda, South Holland, The Netherlands
Death: 1989 (76)
Herzliyya, Israel
Place of Burial: Herzliyya, Israel
Immediate Family:

Son of Herr Vroman
Husband of Gonney DeLeeuw Vroman
Father of Hanna Levy; <private> Ergas (Vroman) and <private> Megiddo (Vroman)
Brother of <private> Vroman

Occupation: Geologist - Israel Prize for Life Sciences, 1955
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About Akiva Jaap Vroman

"On God, Space and Time" ספרו המקוון ובו תמצית קורות חייו

Akiva Jaap Vroman (Hebrew: עקיבא פרומן‎; 21 May 1912, Gouda – 1989, Herzliya) was an Israeli geologist.


Vroman was born in the Netherland in 1912, where he studied geology at the Utrecht University. He emigrated to the then British Mandate of Palestine (now Israel) in 1940, having previously lived there in mid-1930s.

Awards: In 1955, Vroman was awarded the Israel Prize, for the life sciences.

About עקיבא פרומן (עברית)

עקיבא פרומן ( ‏21 במאי 1912 – 1989) היה גאולוג ישראלי וחתן פרס ישראל למדעי החיים לשנת 1955

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May 21, 1912
Gouda, Gouda, South Holland, The Netherlands
Age 76
Herzliyya, Israel
Age 76
Herzliyya, Israel