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Friedrich, Walter, 1883-1968

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Personal name headingFriedrich, Walter, 1883-1968
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Variant(s)Friedrich, W. (Walter), 1883-1968
Friedrich, Walther, 1883-1968
Associated countryGermany
Associated placeFreiburg im Breisgau (Germany)
Berlin, Germany
Berlin, Germany
LocatedZeuthen, Germany
Place of birthMagdeburg, Germany
Place of deathBerlin, Germany
Field of activityRadiobiology Physics Universities and colleges--Administration Peace-building
AffiliationUniversität Freiburg im Breisgau
Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Profession or occupationRadiobiologists Physicists College administrators Pacifists
Found inSchierhorn, E. Walter Friedrich, 1983: t.p. (Walter Friedrich 12/25/1883 - 10/16/1968)
Walter Friedrich: Leben und Wirken, 1963: signature under portrait, page 3 (W. Friedrich)
DNB in VIAF, viewed May 22, 2013 (AAP: Friedrich, Walther, 1883-1968; variant forms: Friedrich, Walter; Friedrich, W.; German physicist, worked with radiation therapy for cancer)
BnF in VIAF, viewed May 22, 2013 (AAP: Friedrich, Walter, 1883-; received medical degree, Munich, 1910)
Wikipedia, German version, viewed May 22, 2013: article, Walter Friedrich (Biophysiker) (b. Dec. 25, 1883, in Salbke, now a city section of Magdeburg, d. Oct. 16, 1968, in Berlin; German biophysicist; began studies in music (violin) and physics, University of Geneva, 1905; subsequently dropped music as a field of study and transferred to University of Munich, receiving a doctoral degree in 1911 with a dissertation concerning x-rays; was a student in Munich of Wilhelm Röntgen, the discoverer of X-rays; professor, research institute director, and hospital clinic director at various universities, including Universität Freiburg (1914-1923), Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin (1923-1944), and the renamed [in the German Democratic Republic] Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (1947 until retirement in 1958), occupying various positions including Rektor [similar to President] in 1949-1952; president of numerous scientific societies; Vorsitzender (Chair) of the Friedensrat der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik from 1950 until his death; delegate to the East German legislature (Volkskammer), but never a member of a political party; lived in Zeuthen the last years of his life)
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