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The wide–ranging family history of Max Born

G. V. R. Born

Abstract

This article gives an account of the life of Max Born, one of the founders of quantum mechanics and the author's father, in the context of his forebears, family and descendants. It traces the family's history from Martin Luther to the present day, ranging as far afield as Ben Elton and Olivia Newton–John.

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