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[mahks] /mɑks/ (Show IPA), 1884–1950, German painter.
Historical Examples

Windmills, I suppose, were the first machines so used, but neither Beckmann nor Dugdale informs us when first used.
Notes and Queries, Number 212, November 19, 1853 Various

Beckmann has 12,475, quoting Fabricius’ ‘Bibliotheca Latina,’ ed.
The Book-Hunter at Home P. B. M. Allan

This seems to have been the first instrument of the kind, and is overlooked by Beckmann in his account of such contrivances.
Carriages & Coaches Ralph Straus

Beckmann does not believe that clocks were of European origin, but that they were derived from the Saracens.
Time and Time-Tellers James W. Benson

Beckmann’s picture represents the last of the epoch-making musicians, Richard Wagner.
The Strand Magazine, Volume XXVII, Issue 160, April, 1904 Various

Azoximes can also be produced from α-benzil dioxime by the “Beckmann” change.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

Catalogues of such books began to be published, according to Beckmann, in 1554.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 1 Henry Hallam

This work entitles Beckmann to be regarded as the founder of scientific technology, a term which he was the first to use in 1772.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various

Beckmann and others have, however, entirely overlooked the early Probierbchlein.
De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola

Ernst Otto (ɛrnst ˈɔːto). 1853–1923, German chemist: devised the Beckmann thermometer, used for measuring small temperature changes in liquids
Max (maks). 1884–1950, German expressionist painter


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