Göttingen University

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Göttingen State and University Library

Göttingen State and University Library

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WINDAUS, Dr Adolf Otto Reinhold (1876 - 1959), Drphil; Emeritus Professor, Göttingen University; Emeritus Director of the Chemical Laboratory, Göttingen

VERTOVEC, Steven Allen (born 1957), Director, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen, since 2007; Hon. Joint Professor of Sociology and Ethnology, University of Göttingen, since 2007

SHELDRICK, George Michael (born 1942), Professor of Structural Chemistry (formerly of Inorganic Chemistry), University of Göttingen, 1978–2011, now Emeritus

MacKENZIE, David Neil (1926 - 2001), Professor of Iranian Studies, University of Göttingen, 1975–94, Professor Emeritus since 1994

‘The Pregnant Women are here for the Sake of the Teaching Institution’: The Lying-In Hospital of Göttingen University, 1751 to c. 1830

A rare anatomical variation newly identifies the brains of C.F. Gauss and C.H. Fuchs in a collection at the University of Göttingen

FRAENKEL, Eduard (1888 - 1970), Member Academies of: Bologna, Göttingen, Lund, Munich, Stockholm and Istituto Lombardo (Milan); Honorary member Linguistic Society of America; Corpus Christi Professor of Latin, Oxford University, 1935–53, Professor Emeritus, 1953

PEVSNER, Nikolaus (Bernhard Leon) (1902 - 1983), Hon. Academician, Accademia di Belle Arti, Venice; Hon. Fellow, Royal Scottish Academy; Hon. Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Hon. Fellow, Akademie der Wissenschaften Göttingen; Emeritus Professor of History of Art, Birkbeck College, University of London

GARDNER, Percy (1846 - 1937), Professor of Classical Archæology, Oxford University, 1887–1925; Professor Emeritus since 1925; Vice-President Hellenic Society; Corresponding Member of the Academies of Sciences, Prussia and Göttingen, and of the French Institute; Member of the Archæological Institutes of Germany, Austria, America, and Greece; Hon. Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge, etc

Hermann Joseph Hiery. Das Deutsche Reich in der Südsee (1900–1921): Eine Annäherung an die Erfahrungen verschiedener Kulturen. (Veröffentlichungen des Deutschen Historischen Instituts London, number 37.) Göttingen: Vandenhoeck und Ruprecht. 1995. Pp. 353. DM 112 and Hermann Joseph Hiery. The Neglected War: The German South Pacific and the Influence of World War I. Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press. 1995. Pp. xvii, 387. $35.00

LITTLEWOOD, John Edensor (1885 - 1977), Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, since 1908; Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics in University of Cambridge, 1928–50; Fellow of the Cambridge Philosophical Society; Royal Medallist of the Royal Society, 1929, Sylvester Medallist, 1944; Copley Medallist, 1958; De Morgan Medallist, London Mathematical Society, 1939, Senior Berwick Prize, 1960; Corr. Member, French and Göttingen Academies; Former Member Royal Dutch, Royal Danish and Royal Swedish Academies


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Was founded in 1737 as the university for Hanover by the Elector Georg August, who was also King George II of the United Kingdom. From him it derives the title ...

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