|Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physics|
|Number:||19 - 2|
|Name:||Max K Planck|
|Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 1918|
|Profession:||member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences|
|Comments:||First choice: O. Heaviside (see entry 19-1, 1909). Second choice: O. Heaviside and J.H. Poynting (see entry 19-1, 1909), divided. Third choice: W. Wien (see entry 19-1, 1909). Fourth choice: W. Wien and M. Planck,divided. Planck received the 1918 prize in physics in 1919.|
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