Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

2014 Edition
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Schwarzschild, Karl

  • Peter Habison
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9917-7_1247

BornFrankfurt am Main, Germany, 9 October 1873

Died Potsdam, Germany, 11 May 1916
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Selected References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Habison
    • 1
  1. 1.Kuffner SternwarteWienAustria