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  1. Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard ( German pronunciation: [ˈfɪlɪp ˈleːnaʁt] ( listen); Hungarian: Lénárd Fülöp Eduárd Antal; 7 June 1862 – 20 May 1947) was a Hungarian-born German physicist and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 for his work on cathode rays and the discovery of many of their properties.

  2. Philipp Lenard, in full Philipp Eduard Anton Lenard, (born June 7, 1862, Pressburg, Hung. [now Bratislava, Slovakia]—died May 20, 1947, Messelhausen, Ger.), German physicist and recipient of the 1905 Nobel Prize for Physics for his research on cathode rays and the discovery of many of their properties.

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  3. P hilipp von Lenard was born at Pozsony 1 (Pressburg) in Austria-Hungary on June 7, 1862. His family had originally come from the Tyrol. He studied physics successively at Budapest, Vienna, Berlin and Heidelberg under Bunsen, Helmholtz, Königsberger and Quincke and in 1886 took his Ph.D. at Heidelberg.

  4. Philipp Lenard Facts Photo from the Nobel Foundation archive. Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard The Nobel Prize in Physics 1905 Born: 7 June 1862, Pressburg, Hungary (now Bratislava, Slovakia) Died: 20 May 1947, Messelhausen, Germany Affiliation at the time of the award: Kiel University, Kiel, Germany Prize motivation: “for his work on cathode rays”

  5. Philipp Lenard was born in 1862, Bratislava, in Austria-Hungary (today Slovakia). He studied physics successively at Budapest, Vienna, Berlin and Heidelberg, and received his Ph.D. at Heidelberg in 1886. After serving as professor at the universities of Kiel (1898-1907) and Heidelberg (1896-98, 1907-31), he headed the Philipp Lenard Institute ...

  6. May 23, 2018 · Lenard, Philipp ( b. Pressburg, Austria-Hungary [now Bratislava, Czechoslovakia], 7 June 1862; d. Messelhausen, Germany, 20 May 1947) Physics. Lenard was the son of a wealthy wine maker and wholesaler. His mother, the former Antonie Baumann, died young, and Lenard, an only child, was raised by an aunt who subsequently married his father.

  7. Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard was a renowned German physicist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics for his research on cathode rays. He applied the discovery that cathode rays pass through thin leaves of metal to construct a cathode-ray tube with an aluminum window through which the rays could go into the open air.

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