Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, 1900-1958

  title={Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, 1900-1958},
  author={Rudolf Peierls},
  journal={Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society},
  pages={174 - 192}
  • R. Peierls
  • Published 1 February 1960
  • Education
  • Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society
Wolfgang Pauli was born on 25 April 1900 in Vienna. His father, Wolfgang Joseph Pauli, was distinguished as a biochemist and was a Professor in the University of Vienna; previously he had practised as a doctor, and his patients included many prominent figures in Vienna society. The mother, Bertha, née Schütz, was a writer and had many contacts in the world of the theatre and the press. It is probable that this background and the acquaintance with the leading authorities in many fields had a… 
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