Rudolph König 1832 - 1901

Designer of acoustic apparatus, Maker of acoustical apparatus, Physicist
born in:
Königsburg, Germany

c.1850 - Studied at the University of Königsberg;

1851 - apprenticed to the Parisian violin-maker, Vuillaume, showing an unusual aptitude for mechanical work;

1858 - he went into business as the designer and maker of acoustical apparatus, particularly well known for his tuning forks;

1868 - awarded an honorary PhD;