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New York: Pergamon Press, 1962. ” Langmuir, in the course of pursuing theoretical studies in chemistry, physics, and engineering, managed to provide some of the major practical advances of the twentieth century. His achievements included the development of the gas-filled light bulb, the high-vacuum radio tube, the atomic hydrogen welding torch, and many other electronic devices. The general theory of absorbed films was another of his contributions, as was the initial work on production of artificial rainfall.
Nationality: German. Religion: Jewish/Evangelical. Education: Univ. , 1858. Spouse: Adelheid Bendemann, married 1868. Children: Eugenie, daughter; Hans, son; Otto, son. Career: Kekule Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, Researcher, 1858–60; Trade Academy, Berlin, Germany, Professor, 1860–66; Univ. of Berlin, Germany, Professor, 1866–69; War Academy, Germany, Professor, 1869–72; Univ. of Strausberg, Germany, Professor, 1872–75; Univ. of Munich, Germany, Professor, 1875–1913. Other Awards: Davy Medal, Royal Society, 1881.
Death: November 6, 1964; Stockholm, Sweden. Parents: Father, Rigas von Euler-Chelpin; Mother, Gabrielle Furtner von Euler-Chelpin. Nationality: German; later Swedish citizen. Religion: Most probably Christian/Protestant. Education: Univ. of Munich, Germany, doctorate, 1895. Spouse: Astrid Cleve, married 1902, divorced 1912; Elizabeth Baroness Ugglas, married 1913. Children: 9 children. Career: Researcher, 1895–1906; Univ. of Stockholm, Sweden, Professor, 1906–41. Other Awards: Lindblom Prize, Germany, 1898; Grand Cross for Federal Services with Star, Germany, 1959.