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Wilhelm Röntgen Birthday

Wilhelm Röntgen Birthday - 27 March 1845

Wilhelm Röntgen was born on 27 March, 1845

German physicist and winner of the 1901 Nobel Prize in Physics for discovering X-rays. X-rays changed several fields most notably medicine.

Röntgen’s contribution to science was so important that the day X-rays were discovered – 8th November (1895) – is observed as the International Day of Radiology. Soon after discovery, the physicist published a paper on X-rays.

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