The Nobel Prize in Physics 1958
Pavel A. Cherenkov, Il´ja M. Frank, Igor Y. Tamm
Il´ja Mikhailovich Frank
Born: 23 October 1908, Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg), Russia
Died: 22 June 1990, Moscow, USSR (now Russia)
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Moscow, Moscow, USSR, P.N. Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, USSR
Prize motivation: "for the discovery and the interpretation of the Cherenkov effect"