|Birth Day||March 27, 1845|
|Birth Place||Remscheid, Germany|
|Age||174 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 10, 1923 (age 77)|
German Physicist, who, in 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range, which today are known as X-rays. For his work he won the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.
In 1869, he graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Zurich.
Working with a substance that gave off invisible light, he found the light went through most objects, but not human bones.
He won the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 two years before Marie Curie did.