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Authorised form of namePlanck; Max Karl Ernst Ludwig (1858 - 1947)
Dates1858 - 1947
NationalityGerman
Place of birthKiel, Germany
Date of birth23 April 1858
Place of deathGottingen, Germany
Date of death04/10/1947
Research fieldTheoretical physics; philosophy of physics
ActivityMedals and prizes:
Nobel Prize (Physics) 1918
Membership categoryForeign Member
Date of election29/04/1926
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1929
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DSB
Obituaries:
Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 1948-1949 vol 6 pp 161-188, plate, by M Born
References:
S Devons, 'Rutherford and the Science of His Day' in NR 1991 vol 45 pp 221-242
G V R Born, FRS, 'The wide-ranging family history of Max Born' in NR 2002 vol 56 pp 219-262
Royal Society codeNA6592
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1926/07Planck, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/72/474Copy letter from James Hopwood Jeans, Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Max Planck, ForMemRS7 November 1929
NLB/72/397Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor [Frederick Alexander] Lindemann, FRS30 September 1929
NLB/72/582Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Professor Max Planck, ForMemRS7 January 1930
IM/Meitner Graf/003594Planck, Max Karl Ernst Ludwig1946
M/025Planck, Max1958
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