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Sir Joseph Rotblat

Person  Male  Born 4/11/1908  Died 31/8/2005

Categories: Peace, Politics & Administration

Countries: Poland

Born Warsaw. gained a doctorate in physics in 1939 and then came to the UK but could not get his wife out and she died in a concentration camp. In 1944 he joined the Manhatten Project to develop nuclear weapons. Subsequently he campaigned against them and won a Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the Pugwash conferences for this work in 1995. Died at the Royal Free Hospital in Camden.

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Sir Joseph Rotblat, KCMG, CBE, FRS (1908 - 2005) one of Poland's finest sons,...

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