Gottlieb, Kurt

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Gottlieb, Kurt

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1910 - 1995


Kurt Gottlieb was born in Graz, Austria in 1910, was awarded a Diploma in Engineering in Brno, Czechoslovakia and came to Australia as a Jewish refugee in 1939. He worked at the Commonwealth Solar Observatory as a mechanical designer and draftsman doing optical munitions work during World War II. After the war he stayed on at the Observatory, in 1957 renamed Mount Stromlo Observatory as part of the Department of Astronomy at the Australian National University, where his position was Research Engineer (Fellow) and he was placed in charge of the workshops.


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