Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe

Inventor, Deceased Person

1872 – 1931

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Who was Hermann Anschütz-Kaempfe?

Hermann Franz Joseph Hubertus Maria Anschütz-Kaempfe was a German scientist and inventor. He was born in Zweibrücken and died in Munich.

In his quest to navigate to the North Pole by submarine, he became interested in the concept of the gyrocompass. In 1905 he founded, with Friedrich Treitschke, the first firm to manufacture gyroscopic navigation instruments, which he designed. One of his staff was Maximilian Schuler, who made the fundamental discovery of Schuler tuning.

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Born
Oct 3, 1872
Zweibrücken
Also known as
  • Hermann Anschutz-Kaempfe
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Died
May 6, 1931
Munich

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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