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Re: Doppler's First Name?




look at:

http://ilfb.tuwien.ac.at/cdl/cde.html

or

http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Doppler.html

I think "Christian" is right.

vy73
          Gerald, DL1RG


At 15:34 09.08.02 -0300, you wrote:
>Hi Group,
>
>One of the questions in the AMSAT-UK Pub Quiz this year was:
>
>What was Doppler's first name?
>
>When I set the question, I thought the answer was very simple: Johann
>
>However, James Miller points out that a large number of web sites state that
>his first name was Christian
>
>Now, I've check many reference texts and about 50% say Johann and 50%
>Christian
>
>and some say Christian Johann, and others Johann Christian
>
>So what am I to believe, .... any takers?
>
>Paul, VP9MU
>
>
>
>
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