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Dennis Gabor

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Dennis Gabor

Person  Male  Born 5/6/1900  Died 9/2/1979

Categories: Engineering

Countries: Germany, Hungary

Electronics engineer and humanist. Born as Dénes Gábor, in Budapest, Hungary. He worked in Germany for several years, but moved to England when Adolf Hitler came to power. he invented holography in 1947, but this did not flourish until the development of lasers in the 1960s. Died at a nursing home at 7 Knaresborough Place, Kensington.

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Dennis Gabor

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