August Dittmar Germany Scotland

Biography of August Dittmar

August Dittmar graduated BSc from the University in 1896.

He was born at Bonn, Germany, son of eminent German chemist William Dittmar, Professor of Chemistry at Anderson's College and later Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College.

Dittmar went on to publish a 32-page pamphlet in 1896 on Röntgen’s 1895 discovery of X-rays in English.


Other Online Resources

Archival Materials

  • NP4/1/2 Department of Natural Philosophy, Students’ Entrance Books 1881/82-1898/99
  • R3/1/1 (vol 2)


August Dittmar
Born 9 August 1872.
GU Degree: BSc, 1896;
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
Additional Information: R3/1/1 (vol 2)
English snippet: Science and Engineering graduate of the University of Glasgow in 1896
Record last updated: 29th Jul 2014

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Germany Germany, Bonn
Place of Birth

Scotland Scotland

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