Why Famous: Won the Nobel Prize for Physics twice.
Once in 1956 for helping to to invent the transistor and a second time in 1972 for BCS theory.
- 1938-07-18 Physicist and Nobel laureate John Bardeen (30) weds Jane Maxwell
- 1947-12-23 Transistor invented by John Bardeen, Walter H. Brattain and William Shockley in Bell Labs
- 1956-11-01 Nobel for physics awarded to William Shockley, Walter H. Brattain and John Bardeen
- John Bardeen - Biographical - Nobel Prize