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Arnold Sommerfeld

Arnold SommerfeldAKA Arnold Johannes Wilhelm Sommerfeld

Born: 5-Dec-1868
Birthplace: Königsberg, East Prussia
Died: 26-Apr-1951
Location of death: Munich, Germany
Cause of death: Accident - Automobile

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist

Nationality: Germany
Executive summary: Fine-structure constant

Military service: Prussian Army (1892-93 in Königsberg, one year)

Father: Franz Sommerfeld
Mother: Cäcile Matthias
Wife: Johanna Höpfner (three sons, one daughter)

    High School: Altstädtisches Gymnasium, Königsberg (1875-86)
    University: PhD, University of Königsberg (1891)
    Scholar: University of Göttingen (1896-97)
    Professor: Mining Academy, Clausthal (1897-)
    Professor: Technical Engineering, University of Aachen (1900-)
    Professor: Theoretical Physics, University of Munich (1906-31)

    Matteucci Medal 1924
    Max Planck Medal 1931
    Lorentz Medal 1939
    Oersted Medal 1949
    Royal Society
    National Academy of Sciences
    Russian Academy of Sciences
    Accademia dei Lincei

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