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Hungarian-born electrical engineer and physicist

Died when: 78 years 249 days (944 months)
Star Sign: Gemini



Dennis Gabor CBE FRS (/'g??b??r, g?'b??r/ GAH-bor, g?-BOR;Hungarian: Gábor Dénes, pronounced ['ga?bor 'de?n??]; 5 June 1900 – 9 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics.

He obtained British citizenship in 1934, and spent most of his life in England.

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