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Max Born Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 11, 2018

Short Biography

Max Born was born on 11-12-1882 in Wroclaw, Poland. He was a German Physicist, Mathematician, Writer & Author.

Other Name: Max Bllorn
Other Professions: Mathematician Writer Author

Max Born Complete Bio & Career

Max Born was born to a professor father and after initial home tutelage, he went to the famous König-Wilhelm Gymnasium. For further studies, he studies at various universities like Heidelberg University, Zurich University, and the University of Breslau. After which, he obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Göttingen.    
He returned to his hometown after spending few years in Cambridge and started working on his theory of relativity. It was during this time that he made friends with Albert Einstein. After few years, he relocated to Berlin and started working with Max Planck at a University there. Soon he was drafted in the German army as the First World War broke out. During this time he worked on the theory of sound ranging and also published his first book called Dynamics of Crystal Lattices. After the war was over, he worked as a professor in Frankfurt. For 12 years, he served as a professor of Physics at the Göttingen. He there worked his way out on quantum mechanics. 
After Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in 1933, he was forced to leave Germany and he relocated to Cambridge. Shortly thereafter, he started serving as a professor of Natural Physics at the famous University of Edinburgh and finally retired in 1953. For his contribution to theoretical physics, he was felicitated with the Nobel Prize in 1954. The same year, he returned back to Germany. He was best known for Born probability, Born–Infeld theory, and Born equation among others. A Max Born Institute and a Max Born Award were also introduced. After his death, his autobiography titled The End of a Certain World was released. 

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Max Born died on 05-01-1970 in Gottingen in the state of Lower Saxony, Germany at the age of 87.

DEATHDAY 5 January,1970 (Monday)
DEATH PLACE Gottingen, Lower Saxony

Max Born Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Gustav Born and Margarete. He had a sister named Kathe and also a half-brother named Wolfgang. He was married to Hedwig (Hedi) Ehrenberg from 1913 until his death in 1970. Together the couple had two daughters named  Irene Born, and Gritli Born and a son named Gustav Victor Rudolf Born.       

Life's Important Dates Of Max Born

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Gottingen
Nationality German
Religion Jewish
Address Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany
School König-Wilhelm Gymnasium
College University of Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Qualification PhD
Marital Status Married

Max Born Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Max Born was 87 years 0 month & 25 days old age.