Harald Keres

Physicist, Deceased Person

1912 – 2010

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Who was Harald Keres?

Harald Keres was an Estonian physicist considered to be the father of the Estonian school of relativistic gravitation theory. In 1961 Keres became a member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences in the field of theoretical physics. In 1996 Keres was awarded the Order of the National Coat of Arms, Class III.

Keres was the elder brother of chess grandmaster Paul Keres.

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Born
Nov 15, 1912
Pärnu
Also known as
  • Керес, Харальд Петрович
Profession
Education
  • University of Tartu
Died
Jun 26, 2010

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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