Robert Oppenheimer

Father of the Atomic Bomb Robert Oppenheimer Full Name: Robert Oppenheimer [Julius Robert Oppenheimer]
Nationality: American

Profession: Father of the Atomic Bomb
Why Famous: He is among the persons who are often called the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first nuclear weapons.

Born: April 22, 1904
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Died: February 18, 1967 (aged 62)
Cause of Death: Throat cancer

Married Life

  • 1940-11-01 Theoretical physicist Robert Oppenheimer (36) weds biologist Katherine Harrison Puening

Historical Events in the Life of Robert Oppenheimer

  • 1954-04-13 Robert Oppenheimer accused of being a communist
  • 1954-06-29 US Atomic Energy Commission voted against reinstating Dr Robert Oppenheimer

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