Gerhart Friedlaender

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Gerhart Friedlaender

Also Known As: "Gerhard"
Birthplace: Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
Death: September 06, 2009 (93)
Setaukut, New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Max Friedlaender and Bella Friedlaender
Husband of Gertrude Friedlaender and Private
Father of Private and Private
Brother of Otto Friedlaender; Rudolph Friedlaender and Leonore (Lore) Halm

Occupation: Nuclear Chemist
Managed by: Ruth Caldwell
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About Gerhart Friedlaender

Gerhart Friedlander (born Friedländer, July 28, 1916 – September 6, 2009)[1] was a nuclear chemist who worked on the Manhattan Project.

Friedlander was born in Munich, and fled Nazi Germany for the United States in 1936. After emigrating, he studied at the University of California, Berkeley, earning a PhD.

He spent the bulk of his career at Brookhaven National Laboratory, where he served as head of the chemistry department. He conducted fundamental research into the mechanics of nuclear reactions, developing groundbreaking models that remained in use at the time of his death. He also co-authored a popular textbook on nuclear chemistry.

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Gerhart Friedlaender's Timeline

July 28, 1916
Munich, Upper Bavaria, Bavaria, Germany
September 6, 2009
Age 93
Setaukut, New York, United States