Paul Dirac

Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureate Paul Dirac Full Name: Paul Dirac
Nationality:

English

Profession: Theoretical Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Why Famous: Contributed to the early development of both quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics.

Dirac shares the 1933 Nobel Prize for Physics with Erwin Schrödinger "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory".

Dirac is also famous for the Dirac equation which predicted the existence of antimatter.

Born: August 8, 1902
Star Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England

Died: October 20, 1984 (aged 82)

Married Life

  • 1937-01-02 Theoretical Physicist Paul Dirac (34) weds Margit Wigner

Historical Events in the Life of Paul Dirac

  • 1933-12-10 Nobel Prize for Physics is presented to Paul Dirac and Erwin Schrödinger "for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory"