Eduard Grüneisen

Eduard Grüneisen (26 May 1877 – 5 April 1949) was a German physicist; co-eponym of Mie–Grüneisen equation of state

Eduard Grüneisen
Born26 May 1877
Died5 April 1949 (1949-04-06) (aged 71)
Marburg, Germany

Grüneisen was born in Giebichenstein.

The Grüneisen Parameter was named after him.

Since 1929 he was together with Max Planck editor of Annalen der Physik.[1]

In 1933 Grüneisen signed the Vow of allegiance of the Professors of the German Universities and High-Schools to Adolf Hitler and the National Socialistic State.

Grüneisen died in Marburg, West Germany.


  1. ^ "Annalen der Physik - History".