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Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887 - 1975)

Gustav Ludwig Hertz
Born in Hamburg, Germanymap
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Died in East Berlin, Germanymap
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  • 1925 Nobel laureate[1]
  • German physicist
  • nephew of noted physicist Heinrich Hertz
  • 1951 Stalin Prize[2]
  • 1959 Helmholtz Medal[2]
  • Gustav-Hertz-Preis (German award for physics) named for him[2]
  • buried in Ohlsdorf Cemetery[3] in Hamburg


  1. "[Gustav Hertz - Facts." Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 11 Jun 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (German) Wikipedia: Gustav Hertz, accessed (translation by Google Chrome) 11 June 2016
  3. Wikipedia: Ohlsdorf Cemetery, accessed 11 June 2016

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