Nomination Archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics
Year:1919
Number:6 - 2
 
Nominee 1:
Name:Albert Einstein
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1955
University:Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institute) for Physics
City:Berlin
Country:GERMANY (DE)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1921
 
Nominee 2:
Name:Hendrik A Lorentz
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1853
Year, Death:1928
University:Leiden University
City:Leiden
Country:NETHERLANDS (NL)
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1902
 
 
Nominator:
Name:Max von Laue
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1879
Year, Death:1960
Profession:previous winner of a Nobel prize in physics, 1914
University:Frankfurt am Main
City:Frankfurt am Main
Country:GERMANY (DE)
 
Comments: First choice: M. Planck (see entry 6-1, 1919). Second choice: M. Planck and A. Sommerfeld, undivided (see entry 6-1, 1919). Third choice: A. Einstein and H.A. Lorentz, divided. Einstein received the 1921 prize in physics in 1922.
 

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