Max Born

1882 - 1970

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Max Born (German pronunciation: [ˈmaks ˈbɔʁn] ; 11 December 1882 – 5 January 1970) was a German-British physicist and mathematician who was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics. He also made contributions to solid-state physics and optics and supervised the work of a number of notable physicists in the 1920s and 1930s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Max Born has received more than 3,728,336 page views. His biography is available in 99 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 91 in 2019). Max Born is the 33rd most popular physicist (up from 55th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 183rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular German Physicist.

Max Born was a German-born physicist who made contributions to quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics. He is most famous for his work in the field of quantum mechanics.

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Among physicists, Max Born ranks 33 out of 851Before him are Heinrich Hertz, Hendrik Lorentz, Daniel Bernoulli, Ibn al-Haytham, Luigi Galvani, and Gustav Kirchhoff. After him are Andrei Sakharov, Paul Dirac, Richard Feynman, Henry Cavendish, Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, and Wolfgang Pauli.

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Among people born in 1882, Max Born ranks 8Before him are Igor Stravinsky, James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Wilhelm Keitel, and Georges Braque. After him are Sigrid Undset, Georgi Dimitrov, Emmy Noether, Abdullah I of Jordan, Ion Antonescu, and Wilhelm, German Crown Prince. Among people deceased in 1970, Max Born ranks 10Before him are Gamal Abdel Nasser, António de Oliveira Salazar, Erich Maria Remarque, Abraham Maslow, Jimi Hendrix, and Yukio Mishima. After him are Sukarno, Alexander Kerensky, Mark Rothko, Nelly Sachs, François Mauriac, and Shmuel Yosef Agnon.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Max Born ranks 103 out of 7,253Before him are Karl Lagerfeld (1933), Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor (1368), Ernst Haeckel (1834), Claus von Stauffenberg (1907), Erich Honecker (1912), and William the Silent (1533). After him are Willy Brandt (1913), Carl Maria von Weber (1786), Frederick III, German Emperor (1831), Caspar David Friedrich (1774), Henry the Fowler (876), and Alfred Wegener (1880).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Max Born ranks 7Before him are Albert Einstein (1879), Wilhelm Röntgen (1845), Max Planck (1858), Werner Heisenberg (1901), Georg Ohm (1789), and Heinrich Hertz (1857). After him are Max von Laue (1879), Hermann von Helmholtz (1821), J. Hans D. Jensen (1907), Johannes Stark (1874), Otto von Guericke (1602), and Carl Zeiss (1816).