Ernst Abbe

Ernst Karl Abbe (1840 - 1905)

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Ernst Karl Abbe
Born in Eisenach, Saxe-Weimar-Eisenachmap
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[children unknown]
Died in Jena, German Empiremap
Profile last modified 6 Oct 2019 | Created 5 Jan 2019 | Last significant change: 6 Oct 2019
19:41: Erik Pischel edited the Biography for Ernst Karl Abbe (1840-1905). [Thank Erik for this]
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Ernst Abbe is Notable.

Ernst was a German physicist, optical scientist, 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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