1811 – He was born in Gottingen on the 31st of March.
– He was professor at the universities of Marburg, Breslau and Heidelberg,
– Bunsen performed a series of researches with rubidium and cesium through the spectroscopic analysis.
– His name is associated to several Physics instruments like the Bunsen-burner (used in laboratory for heating through gas combustion).
– Bunsen-effuser (determines gas density by velocity measurement of gas drain through a small hole) and grase-spot photometer (used to compare intensity of similar light sources).
1899 – He died in Heidelberg on the 16th of August.