Karl Ferdinand Braun
Born: 6 June 1850, Fulda, Hesse-Kassel (now Germany)
Died: 20 April 1918, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, Alsace (then Germany, now France)
Prize motivation: "in recognition of their contributions to the development of wireless telegraphy"
Field: applied electromagnetism, electromagnetism
Prize share: 1/2