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Maria Telkes Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at February 9, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Maria Telkes Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Maria Telkes Facts

Full NameMaria Telkes
BirthdateDecember 12, 1900
Birth PlaceHungary
Age (in 2023)122 Years Old
ZodiacSagittarius
OccupationPhysicist

Maria Telkes Age & Birthday

Maria Telkes is best known as Physicist who has born on December 12, 1900 in Hungary. Currently, Maria Telkes is 122 years, 1 months and 28 days old. Maria Telkes will celebrate 123rd birthday on Tuesday, 12th of December 2023. Below the countdown to Maria Telkes upcoming birthday.

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Maria Telkes Biography

About

Notable for her work in the field of solar energy, this prominent scientist invented the thermoelectric generator; the debut solar heat system; and a thermoelectricity-operated refrigerator.

Before Fame

After completing her doctorate in physical chemistry in her native Hungary, she relocated to the United States and conducted research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Trivia

She was the 1952 recipient of the Society of Women Engineers Award and the 1977 winner of the American Solar Energy Society's Charles Greeley Abbot Award.

Family Life

A native of Hungary, she settled in Boston, Massachusetts, during her early adulthood years and later lived and worked in Texas.

Associated With

She and Farrington Daniels were both pioneers in the field of solar energy.

Top Asked Questions about Maria Telkes

How old is Maria Telkes in 2023?

Maria Telkes is 122 years old today.

When was Maria Telkes born?

Maria Telkes was born on December 12, 1900 in Hungary.

What is Maria Telkes zodiac sign?

Maria Telkes zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

What was Maria Telkes best known for?

Maria Telkes was best known as Physicist.

Fun Facts about Maria Telkes's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Maria Telkes's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Maria Telkes was born on Wednesday, 346th day / 50th week of 1900
  • Maria Telkes has Sagittarius zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Maria Telkes birthday is XII.XII.MCM
  • Maria Telkes's birthstone is Turquoise
  • Maria Telkes's birth flower is Narcissus that symbolize sweetness, self-esteem & vanity
  • Maria Telkes age in year is 122 years old
  • Maria Telkes age in month is 1465 months old
  • Maria Telkes age in day is 44619 days old
  • Maria Telkes age in hour is 1070856 hours old
  • Maria Telkes age in minute is 64251360 minutes old
  • Maria Telkes age in second is 3855081600 seconds old
  • Next Maria Telkes birthday is on Thursday, December 12th 2024
  • Maria Telkes age in next birthday (2024) is 123 years old

Historical Events on Maria Telkes Birthday (December 12)

Below are historical events that coincided with Maria Telkes's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1964Prime Minister Jomo Kenyatta becomes the first President of the Republic of Kenya.
1969Years of Lead: Piazza Fontana bombing: The offices of Banca Nazionale dell'Agricoltura in Piazza Fontana, Milan, are bombed.
1979Coup d'état of December Twelfth: South Korean Army Major General Chun Doo-hwan orders the arrest of Army Chief of Staff General Jeong Seung-hwa without authorization from President Choi Kyu-ha, alleging involvement in the assassination of ex-President Park Chung-hee.
1979President of Pakistan Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on Nobel laureate Dr Abdus Salam.
1979The unrecognised state of Zimbabwe-Rhodesia returns to British control and resumes using the name Southern Rhodesia.
1979The 8.2 Mw  Tumaco earthquake shakes Colombia and Ecuador with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), killing 300-600, and generating a large tsunami.
1983The Australian Labor government led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke and Treasurer Paul Keating floats the Australian dollar.
1984Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya becomes the third president of Mauritania after a coup d'état against Mohamed Khouna Ould Haidalla while the latter is attending a summit.
1985Arrow Air Flight 1285, a McDonnell Douglas DC-8, crashes after takeoff in Gander, Newfoundland, killing all 256 people on board, including 236 members of the United States Army's 101st Airborne Division.
1988The Clapham Junction rail crash kills thirty-five and injures hundreds after two collisions of three commuter trains—one of the worst train crashes in the United Kingdom.
1991The Russian Federation withdraws from the Treaty on the Creation of the USSR.
2000The United States Supreme Court releases its decision in Bush v. Gore.
2001Prime Minister of Vietnam Phan Văn Khải announces the decision on upgrading the Phong Nha-Kẻ Bàng nature reserve to a national park, providing information on projects for the conservation and development of the park and revised maps.
2012North Korea successfully launches its first satellite, Kwangmyŏngsŏng-3 Unit 2, using an Unha-3 carrier rocket.
2015Paris Agreement relating to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is adopted.
1985The birth of Pat Calathes, Greek-American basketball player
1985The birth of Giannis Zaradoukas, Greek footballer
1986The birth of Daddy Birori, Rwandan footballer
1986The birth of Përparim Hetemaj, Finnish footballer
1986The birth of Nina Kolarič, Slovenian long jumper
1986The birth of T. J. Ward, American football player
1987The birth of Marte Eberson, Norwegian keyboard player and composer
1988The birth of Isaac John, New Zealand rugby league player
1988The birth of Tony Williams, Australian-Tongan rugby league player
1990The birth of Nixon Chepseba, Kenyan runner
1990The birth of Victor Moses, Nigerian footballer
1990The birth of Seungri, South Korean singer-songwriter
1991The birth of Joseph Leilua, Australian-Samoan rugby league player
1993The birth of Zeli Ismail, English footballer
1994The birth of Otto Warmbier, American student imprisoned in North Korea (d. 2017)
2013The death of Abdul Quader Molla, Bangladeshi journalist and politician (b. 1948)
2013The death of Leo Sachs, German-Israeli biologist and academic (b. 1924)
2013The death of Jang Sung-taek, North Korean general and politician (b. 1946)
2013The death of Audrey Totter, American actress (b. 1917)
2014The death of Norman Bridwell, American author and illustrator, created Clifford the Big Red Dog (b. 1928)
2014The death of Ivor Grattan-Guinness, English mathematician, historian, and academic (b. 1941)
2014The death of Herb Plews, American baseball player (b. 1928)
2014The death of Yury Shutov, Russian politician (b. 1946)
2015The death of Luis Bermejo, Spanish illustrator (b. 1931)
2015The death of Frans Geurtsen, Dutch footballer (b. 1942)
2015The death of Sharad Anantrao Joshi, Indian farmer and politician (b. 1935)
2015The death of Evelyn S. Lieberman, American politician, White House Deputy Chief of Staff (b. 1944)
2016The death of Shirley Hazzard, Australian-American novelist, short story writer, and essayist (b. 1931)
2017The death of Ed Lee, American politician and attorney, 43rd Mayor of San Francisco (b. 1952)
2017The death of Pat DiNizio, American singer and songwriter (b. 1955)

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