Wilhelm Rontgen Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at June 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team

Wilhelm Rontgen Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Wilhelm Rontgen Facts

Full NameWilhelm Rontgen
BirthdateMarch 27, 1845
Birth PlaceRemscheid, Germany
Age (in 2023)178 Years Old

Wilhelm Rontgen Age & Birthday

Wilhelm Rontgen is best known as Physicist who has born on March 27, 1845 in Remscheid, Germany. Currently, Wilhelm Rontgen is 178 years, 2 months and 7 days old. Wilhelm Rontgen will celebrate 179th birthday on Wednesday, 27th of March 2024. Below the countdown to Wilhelm Rontgen upcoming birthday.

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Wilhelm Rontgen Biography


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.

Before Fame

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.

Family Life

His family moved from Germany to the Netherlands when he was three.

Associated With

He won the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901 two years before Marie Curie did.

Top Asked Questions about Wilhelm Rontgen

How old is Wilhelm Rontgen in 2023?

Wilhelm Rontgen is 178 years old today.

When was Wilhelm Rontgen born?

Wilhelm Rontgen was born on March 27, 1845 in Remscheid, Germany.

What is Wilhelm Rontgen zodiac sign?

Wilhelm Rontgen zodiac sign is Aries.

What was Wilhelm Rontgen best known for?

Wilhelm Rontgen was best known as Physicist.

Fun Facts about Wilhelm Rontgen's Birthday

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

  • Wilhelm Rontgen was born on Thursday, 86th day / 13th week of 1845
  • Wilhelm Rontgen has Aries zodiac sign and Fire element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Wilhelm Rontgen birthday is XXVII.III.MDCCCXLV
  • Wilhelm Rontgen's birthstone is Aquamarine
  • Wilhelm Rontgen's birth flower is Daffodil that symbolize spring, rebirth, domestic happiness & love
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in year is 178 years old
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in month is 2138 months old
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in day is 65081 days old
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in hour is 1561944 hours old
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in minute is 93716640 minutes old
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in second is 5622998400 seconds old
  • Next Wilhelm Rontgen birthday is on Wednesday, March 27th 2024
  • Wilhelm Rontgen age in next birthday (2024) is 179 years old

Historical Events on Wilhelm Rontgen Birthday (March 27)

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

1986A car bomb explodes outside Russell Street Police HQ in Melbourne, Australia, killing one police officer and injuring 21 people.
1990The United States begins broadcasting anti-Castro propaganda to Cuba on TV Martí.
1993Jiang Zemin is appointed President of the People's Republic of China.
1993Italian former minister and Christian Democracy leader Giulio Andreotti is accused of mafia allegiance by the tribunal of Palermo.
1998The Food and Drug Administration approves Viagra for use as a treatment for erectile dysfunction, the first pill to be approved for this condition in the United States.
1999Kosovo War: An American Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk is shot down by a Yugoslav Army SAM, the first and only Nighthawk to be lost in combat.
2000A Phillips Petroleum plant explosion in Pasadena, Texas kills one person and injures 71 others.
2002Passover massacre: A Palestinian suicide bomber kills 29 people at a Passover seder in Netanya, Israel.
2002Nanterre massacre: In Nanterre, France, a gunman opens fire at the end of a town council meeting, resulting in the deaths of eight councilors; 19 other people are injured.
2004HMS Scylla, a decommissioned Leander-class frigate, is sunk as an artificial reef off Cornwall, the first of its kind in Europe.
2009The dam forming Situ Gintung, an artificial lake in Indonesia, fails, killing at least 99 people.
2014Philippines signs a peace accord with the largest Muslim rebel group, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, ending decades of conflict.
2015Al-Shabab militants attack and temporarily occupy a Mogadishu hotel leaving at least 20 people dead.
2016A suicide blast in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, Lahore claims over 70 lives and leaves almost 300 others injured. The target of the bombing are Christians celebrating Easter.
2020North Macedonia becomes the 30th member of NATO.
1988The birth of Brenda Song, American actress
1988The birth of Mauro Goicoechea, Uruguayan footballer
1988The birth of Holliday Grainger, English actress
1989The birth of Matt Harvey, American baseball player
1989The birth of Camilla Lees, New Zealand netball player
1990The birth of Erdin Demir, Swedish-Turkish footballer
1990The birth of Ben Hunt, Australian rugby league player
1990The birth of Nicolas Nkoulou, Cameroonian footballer
1990The birth of Luca Zuffi, Swiss footballer
1990The birth of Kimbra, New Zealand musician
1990The birth of Brodha V, Indian Rapper and Music Producer
1992The birth of Marc Muniesa, Spanish footballer
1995The birth of Bill Tuiloma, New Zealand footballer
1998The birth of Giannis Bouzoukis, Greek footballer
2002The birth of Daria Snigur, Ukrainian tennis player
2008The death of Jean-Marie Balestre, French businessman (b. 1921)
2009The death of Irving R. Levine, American journalist and author (b. 1922)
2010The death of Dick Giordano, American illustrator (b. 1932)
2011The death of Clement Arrindell, Nevisian judge and politician, 1st Governor-General of Saint Kitts and Nevis (b. 1931)
2011The death of Farley Granger, American actor (b. 1925)
2012The death of Adrienne Rich, American poet, essayist and feminist (b. 1929)
2013The death of Hjalmar Andersen, Norwegian speed skater (b. 1923)
2013The death of Yvonne Brill, Canadian-American scientist and engineer (b. 1924)
2013The death of Fay Kanin, American screenwriter and producer (b. 1917)
2014The death of Richard N. Frye, American scholar and academic (b. 1920)
2014The death of James R. Schlesinger, American economist and politician, 12th United States Secretary of Defense and first United States Secretary of Energy (b. 1929)
2015The death of Johnny Helms, American trumpet player, bandleader, and educator (b. 1935)
2015The death of T. Sailo, Indian soldier and politician, 2nd Chief Minister of Mizoram (b. 1922)
2016The death of Mother Angelica, American Roman Catholic religious leader and media personality (b. 1923)
2018The death of Bert Nievera, Filipino-American singer (b. 1936)

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