Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker

Updated on: 26.08.2014

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Born: 28.06.1912 in Kiel, Germany
Passed away: 28.04.2007, Starnberg, Germany

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Carl Friedrich Freiherr von Weizsäcker was a German physicist and philosopher. He was the longest-living member of the team which performed nuclear research in Germany during the Second World War, under Werner Heisenberg's leadership.

Education: Leipzig University

Siblings: Richard von Weizsäcker

Books: The unity of nature, The ambivalence of progress, more

Awards: Templeton Prize, Peace Prize of the German Book Trade, Max Planck Medal, Goethe Prize, Heinrich Heine Prize

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