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date: 26 February 2021

Busemann, Adolflocked

(20 April 1901–07 November 1986)
  • Guillaume de Syon


Busemann, Adolf (20 April 1901–07 November 1986), aeronautical engineer, was born in Lübeck, Germany, the son of Cornelius Buzeman. Busemann’s father changed his name to Busemann in 1908. After earning his Ph.D. in engineering in 1924 from Brunswick Technical University, Busemann worked as an aeronautical research scientist at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Flow Research from 1925 to 1931 under the leadership of Ludwig Prandtl. While there he married Magdalene Krage in 1927; they had three daughters....

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