Werhner Von Braun

Werhner Von Braun was a German-born scientist who is considered to be among the pioneers of rocket and space research.

Early life

Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun was born on March 23, 1912 in Wirsitiz, Germany. He was one of three sons to Magnus Freiherr von Braun and Emmy von Quistorp. His father Magnus served as a minister of agriculture in the government of Germany at the time, while his mothers ancestry could be traced back to multiple royal families from all over the Europe. Following the end of WWI, Wirsitiz became an integrated part of Poland which made the most of German population move to Germany. Among them was the family of Werhner Von Braun. Werhners interest in rocket science was evident at early age when he was arrested for causing major public disru