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January 9th, 1932...

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TIME Magazine: Pierre Laval, Man of the Year

(TIME Cover: January the 4th, 1932)

 Famous people born on the 9th of January:

1554 - Pope Gregory XV (d. 1623)
1624 - Empress Meisho of Japan (d. 1696)
1900 - Maria of Romania, Queen Consort of Yugoslavia (d. 1961)
1908 - Simone de Beauvoir, French author (d. 1986)
1913 - Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States (d. 1994)
1941 - Joan Baez, American singer and activist
1944 - Jimmy Page, English guitarist
1958 - Mehmet Ali Agca, Turkish attempted assassin of Pope John Paul II

 The Nobel Prize in Physics 1932

Werner Karl Heisenberg

for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which has, inter alia, led to the discovery of the allotropic forms of hydrogen

Leipzig University - Leipzig, Germany

Photo: nobelprize.org

Designed in 1932

The Coat stand, model no. B132
by Emile Guyot


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