List of available biographies

I dedicate this work to my father Alfons Plicht who died on 21. March 1997, aged 79. He supported my interest in science in every way and answered all my questions when I was a child.
He will be sadly missed.

List of Sources used for this work

Alphabetical list (under permanent construction and revision)

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Encke, J. F. (1791 - 1865) Astronomer
Erfle, Heinrich Valentin (1884 - 1923) Optician
Fraunhofer, Joseph von (1787 - 1826) Optician, Physicist
Hartmann, Johannes Franz (1884 - 1923) Astronomer
Hell [Höll], Maximilian (1720 - 1792) Astronomer
Herschel, Karoline (1750 - 1848) Astronomer
Herschel, Wilhelm (1738 - 1822) Astronomer, Optician and Musician
Kellner, Carl (1826 - 1855) Optician
Kirch, Christfried (1694 - 1740) Astronomer
Kirch, Gottfried (1639 - 1710) Astronomer
Klinkerfues, E.F. Wilhelm (1827 - 1884) Astronomer
Knorre, Viktor, his father and grandfather (1840 - 1919) Astronomers
König, Albert (1871 - 1946) Optician
Lockyer, Norman (1836 - 1920) Astronomer
Minkowski, Rudolf (1895 - 1976) Astronomer
Plössl, Georg Simon (1794 - 1868) Optician
Pons, J.-L. (1761 - 1831) Astronomer
Ronchi, Vasco (1897 - 1988) Optician
Schmidt, Bernhard (1879 - 1935) Optician
Schwabe, S. Heinrich (1789 - 1875) Astronomer
Waineo, Thomas (1935 - 1996) Optician
Widmannstaetten, Alois von Beckh- (1753 - 1849) Mineralogist

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