Wilhelm (Röntgen) Roentgen

Wilhelm Conrad (Röntgen) Roentgen (1845 - 1923)

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Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen formerly Röntgen
Born in Lennep, Rhine Province, Germanymap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Apeldoorn,Netherlandsmap
Died in Munich, Germanymap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Nov 2014
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Wilhelm Röntgen was a German physicist who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation that today is known as X-rays. In 1901 he was awarded the first Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery. He is considered the father of diagnostic radiology.

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