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Jonathan Zenneck

Ruppertshofen 1871 - Althegnenberg 1959
German physicist, electrical engineer and radio pioneer.
(Wikipedia)
Doris von Sengbusch-Eckardt
1956/1992

Cuxhaven /  Jonathan Zenneck   Cuxhaven /  Jonathan Zenneck

Description

Red granite column with a bronze relief portrait.

Inscription(s)

jonathan
ZEÑECK

von —
dieser
stelle
aus —
fuehr
te jo
nathan
zeñeck
1899–
–1900
seine
ersten

funk-
-tele-
grafi-
schen
ver —
suche
durch
und —
schuf
damit
die —
grund

lagen
zur —
- ein -
fueh-
rung-
eines
deut-
schen
see —
funk-
dien-
stes

On this spot Jonathan Zenneck made in 1899-1900
his first radio-telegraphic experiments,
thereby creating the foundation
for a guide of a German maritime
radio service.

Signature

Doris v. Sengbusch-Eckardt

Information Sign

Das Denkmal wurde vom Seelotsen
GEROLD MÜLLER
gestiftet.
Cuxhaven, Dezember 1992

Annotation

Originally, the monument consisted of a boulder with the relief portrait. In 1987 it was removed because of the dyke enforcement works. Since the inscription was almost gone, in 1992 a new monument was erected with the old relief portrait.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

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Location (N 53°53'30" - E 8°40'53")

Item Code: dens364; Photograph: 16 April 2016
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