Heinrich Konen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Heinrich Konen

German physicist

Date of Birth: 16-Sep-1874

Place of Birth: Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany

Date of Death: 31-Dec-1948

Profession: politician, physicist, university teacher

Nationality: Germany

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Heinrich Konen

  • Heinrich Matthias Konen (16 September 1874 in Cologne – 31 December 1948 in Bad Godesberg) was a German physicist who specialized in spectroscopy.
  • He was a founder and organizer of the Emergency Association of German Science, and he was a member of the "Senate" of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society, the Reich Physical and Technical Institute, and the Reich Chemical and Technical Institute.
  • When he was forced out of academia in 1933 due to his opposition to National Socialism, he became an advisor in the industrial sector, especially the Troisdorf Works.
  • After World War II, Konen became rector of University of Bonn and then headed the Culture Ministry of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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