Ernst* Karl Abbe

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Ernst* Karl Abbe

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Eisenach, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
Death: Died in Jena, Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elisabeth / Else Marianne Snell
Father of Margarete / Grete Unrein and Paula Abbe

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

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