1882 – Born – bio

Max Born was born in Prussia (then part of Germany, now part of Poland) in 1882 and was a physicist and mathematician who made contributions to quantum theory. He was responsible for interpreting Schrodinger’s wave equation as an expression of probability which became part of what is known as “the Copenhagen Interpretation”.

PRECURSOR:
1831 – Maxwell
1849 – Klein
1856 – Thomson
1858 – Planck
1862 – Hilbert
1864 – Minkowski
1868 – Sommerfeld

CONCURRENT:
1879 – Einstein
1882 – Franck
1887 – Schrodinger
1892 – de Broglie
1900 – Pauli
1901 – Heisenberg
1901 – Fermi
1902 – Jordan

SUBSEQUENT:
1902 – Wigner
1903 – Von Neumann
1904 – Oppenheimer
1908 – Teller

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