Dr. jur. Philipp Meitner

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Dr. jur. Philipp Meitner

Birthplace: Všechovice, Přerov District, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
Death: December 09, 1910 (71)
Vienna, Austria
Place of Burial: Zentralfriedhof 1.Tor, 50-48-98
Immediate Family:

Son of Moritz Meitner and Charlotte Meitner
Husband of Hedwig Meitner
Father of Gisela Lion; Auguste Frisch; Lise Meitner; Friedrich Moritz Meitner; Lola Carola Allers and 3 others
Brother of Karolina Meitner

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About Dr. jur. Philipp Meitner


Philipp Meitner (January 1838 – September 1910) was an Austrian lawyer and chess master. His most famous game was the "Immortal Draw" (Carl Hamppe vs Philipp Meitner, Vienna 1872).[1] He won at Vienna 1875,[2] and won a match against Adolf Schwarz (6.5 : 3.5) at Vienna 1878.[3] Meitner played in two strong international tournaments in the Vienna 1873 and Vienna 1882. He tied for 7-8th in the first tournament (Wilhelm Steinitz and Joseph Henry Blackburne won),[4] and took 14th in the second one (Wilhelm Steinitz and Szymon Winawer won),[5] He also tied for 8-9th at Vienna 1882 (Vincenz Hruby won), took 8th at Vienna 1895 (Georg Marco won), took 4th at Vienna 1908 (Richard Réti won), and tied for 6-7th at Vienna 1909/10 (Trebitsch Memorial, Réti won).[6] Meitner studied at the Vienna Polytecnic, and William Steinitz was a fellow student.[7] Dr. Philipp Meitner was the father of Lise Meitner.[8]

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Dr. jur. Philipp Meitner's Timeline

August 24, 1839
Všechovice, Přerov District, Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
June 11, 1876
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
August 5, 1877
Vienna, Austria
November 7, 1878
Leopoldstadt - district II, Wien, Österreich (Austria)
August 24, 1881
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
June 26, 1886
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
February 24, 1889
Vienna, Wien, Austria
March 15, 1891
Vienna, Vienna, Austria