Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac

1902 - 1984

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Dirac is famous as the creator of the complete theoretical formulation of quantum mechanics.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (46 books/articles)

Some Quotations (10)

A Poster of Paul Dirac

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Paul Dirac
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Lucasian Professor 1932
Fellow of the Royal Society1930
Nobel Prize1933
Royal Society Royal Medal1939
Royal Society Bakerian lecturer1941
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1946
Royal Society Copley Medal1952
BMC morning speaker1966


Other Web sites
  1. NNDB
  2. Bob Bruen
  1. Nobel prizes site (A biography of Dirac and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  2. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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