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Frits Zernike (1888 - 1966)

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Frits Zernike
Born in Amsterdam, Netherlandsmap
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Son of [father unknown] and
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Amersfoort, Netherlandsmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Jan 2019
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Frits Zernike is Notable.

Frits Zernike was a Dutch physicist and winner of the Nobel Prize for physics in 1953 for his invention of the phase-contrast microscope.

He was the son of Carel Frederik August Zernike (1859-1922) and Antje Dieperink (1859-1932)
He married twice:

  1. Theodora Willemina van Bommel van Vloten at 41[1]
  2. Lena Baanders (1886-1975) at 65[2]

He passed away at 77[3]


  1. First marriage 1930
  2. Second marriage 1954
    Enige kennisgeving Nieuwsblad van het Noorden 13 feb 1954
  3. Death Algemeen Handelsblad 15 mar 1966

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