the second half of the nineteenth century numerous scholars
of international renown
lectured at Wroclaw University: E. Buchner (chemistry), R. W. Bunsen
(chemistry), P.G. Dirichlet (mathematics), J. G. Galle (astronomy),
A. Hillebrandt (classical philology), G. R. Kirchhoff (physics), E. Kummer (mathematics), T. Mommsen (history, law), J. Partsch
(geography), J. E. Purkynje (physiology), R. Roepell (history),
C. T. Siebold (zoology), and H. Steffens (physics).
Nobel Prize Connection. The following professors and students
from Wroclaw University were awarded the coveted prize: Theodor
Mommsen (literature, 1902), Philip Lennard (physics, 1905), Eduard
Buchner (chemistry, 1907), Paul Ehrlich (medicine, 1908), Fritz
Haber (chemistry, 1918), Friedrich Bergius (chemistry, 1931), Otto
Stern (physics, 1943), Max Born (physics, 1954).