Max Born, 1882-1970

  title={Max Born, 1882-1970},
  author={Nicholas Kemmer and R. Schlapp},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={17 - 52}
Max Born was born on 11 December 1882 at Breslau, the capital of what was then the Prussian province of Silesia. His paternal grandfather, Marcus Born, was the first Jewish physician to be appointed district medical officer by the Prussian State. His father, Gustav Born, was a well-known embryologist who occupied a Chair in the University of Breslau, and whose contributions to embryology anticipated some modern developments in our knowledge of sex hormones, His mother, Margarete Kaufmann, came… Expand
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