Alfred Lothar Wegener (November 1, 1880 – November 1930) wis a German polar researcher, geopheesicist an meteorologist.

Alfred Wegener
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Alfred Wegener, ca. 1924-1930
Born1 November 1880(1880-11-01)
Berlin, German Empire
DiedNovember 1930 (aged 50)
Greenland
ResidenceGermany
NaitionalityGerman
CitizenshipGerman
Alma materVarsity o Berlin
Kent forContinental drift theory
Scientific career
FieldsMeteorology, Geology, Astronomy
Doctoral advisorJulius Bauschinger
InfluencedJohannes Letzmann
SignaturAlfred Wegener Signature.svg