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|Ernst Abbe (1840 - 1905)|
* 23 January 1840, † 14 January 1905
Ernst Abbe was born on 23 January 1840 in Eisenach, Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (now in Germany). Ernst Abbe was a German instrument maker who made important improvements in lens design. He died on 14 January 1905 in Jena, Germany.
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This work is a derivative of:
 O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014