• Kováts-Martiny, Gabriel
  • Known name forms: Kováts-Martiny, Gabriel
  • Born: 1782, died: 1845
  • Born in North Hungary (today central Slovakia) he studied in Vienna (1803-5) and Göttingen (1805-7). He became a professor in the school of the village Modra then in the Lutheran gymnasium of Pozsony/Bratislava. Among others he was interested in astronomy and meteorology. He also taught physics and mathematics.