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William roentgen

  1. 1. Wilhelm RöntgenWilhelm Röntgen
  2. 2. About RoentgenAbout Roentgen  Name: Wilhelm Conrad RöntgenName: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen  Born: March 27, 1845 Died: February 10, 1923Born: March 27, 1845 Died: February 10, 1923  His greatest accomplishment was that he was theHis greatest accomplishment was that he was the first person to discover X-Rays.first person to discover X-Rays.
  3. 3. Personal LifePersonal Life  Röntgen is German.Röntgen is German.  He was born in Lennep,He was born in Lennep, Prussia.Prussia.  Wilhelm married AnnaWilhelm married Anna Bertha LudwigBertha Ludwig  They had one child,They had one child, Josephine Bertha Ludwig,Josephine Bertha Ludwig, who was adopted fromwho was adopted from Anna’s brother.Anna’s brother.
  4. 4. Education/ ContributionsEducation/ Contributions  Wilhelm graduated with a PH.D. inWilhelm graduated with a PH.D. in mechanical engineering frommechanical engineering from University of Zurich.University of Zurich.  Few years later he began hisFew years later he began his investigation on X-Rays, while heinvestigation on X-Rays, while he worked as a professor.worked as a professor.  He donated his money from hisHe donated his money from his Nobel Prize for Physics to hisNobel Prize for Physics to his University, so students could getUniversity, so students could get good education.good education.  Wilhelm received many pricesWilhelm received many prices such as Doctor of Medicinesuch as Doctor of Medicine Award, Rumford Metal, MatteucciAward, Rumford Metal, Matteucci Metal, & element 111 named afterMetal, & element 111 named after him.him.
  5. 5. ReferencesReferences  Google.com/imagesGoogle.com/images  Wikipedea.comWikipedea.com  Student I.D. :95004142Student I.D. :95004142
  6. 6. ReferencesReferences  Google.com/imagesGoogle.com/images  Wikipedea.comWikipedea.com  Student I.D. :95004142Student I.D. :95004142

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