1882 - 1970, German theoretical physicist. Worked together with Werner Heisenberg, Wolfgang Pauli, Paul Dirac, Enrico Fermi and Max Planck - Physics Dream Team. Made important contribution to the theory of crystals and crystal lattices. Together with Heisenberg and Jordan he published the first works on the statistical interpretation of quantum mechanics and its correlation with matrix mathematics

""for his fundamental research in quantum mechanics, especially for his statistical interpretation of the wavefunction"
-- Nobel Prize motivation

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