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Max Born

Max Born (1882 - 1970)

* 11 December 1882, † 5 January 1970

Max Born was born on 11 December 1882 in Breslau, Germany (now Wrocław, Poland). Max Born had a distinguished career as a mathematician in Germany before he was forced to leave in 1933 to avoid the Nazis. He became a lecturer in Cambridge before being appointed Professor of Applied Mathematics in Edinburgh where he assembled a distinguished research group mainly of European refugees. He received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1954 for his work on Quantum Mechanics. Max Born died on 5 January 1970 in Göttingen, Germany.

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[6909] O’Connor, John J; Robertson, Edmund F: “MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive”, http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/, 2014

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