Category:Gustav Hertz

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English: Gustav Ludwig Hertz (July 22, 1887, Hamburg – October 30, 1975, Berlin) was a German experimental physicist, and a nephew of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz.

Gustav Ludwig Hertz 
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German physicist
Date of birth 22 July 1887
Date of death 30 October 1975
East Berlin
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Doctoral advisor
  • physicist
  • university teacher
Member of
  • German Academy of Sciences at Berlin
  • Saxon Academy of Sciences (24 January 1955, ordinary member, 1 September 1961)
  • German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina
  • Academy of Sciences of the USSR
  • Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Saxon Academy of Sciences (corresponding member, 1 September 1961)
Field of work
  • Carl Hellmuth Hertz
Award received
  • State Stalin Prize (1951)
  • Patriotic Order of Merit in gold
  • Hervorragender Wissenschaftler des Volkes (1959)
  • National Prize of East Germany
  • Nobel Prize in Physics (James Franck, 59,082 Swedish krona, 1925)
  • Max Planck Medal (1951)
  • Helmholtz Medal (1959)
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