The wide–ranging family history of Max Born

  title={The wide–ranging family history of Max Born},
  author={Gustav V. R. Born},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={219 - 262}
  • G. Born
  • Published 22 May 2002
  • History
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
This article gives an account of the life of Max Born, one of the founders of quantum mechanics and the author's father, in the context of his forebears, family and descendants. It traces the family's history from Martin Luther to the present day, ranging as far afield as Ben Elton and Olivia Newton–John. 

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