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Edward Teller

Biography

Father from the hydrogen bomb who all raised the club for warfare’s destructive features. He fled Germany as Hitler increased to power after getting his doctorate in Leipzig. He pressed for the U.S. to build up a hydrogen bomb following the Soviets confirmed that they had atomic features aswell. His parents believed he was emotionally retarded because he didn’t speak before age group of three. He and Leader Harry S. Truman distributed the conviction that to keep carefully the Soviets away america needed a far more powerful bomb.

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Full Name Edward Teller
Date Of Birth January 15, 1908
Died September 9, 2003, Stanford, California, United States
Place Of Birth Budapest, Hungary
Profession Entrepreneur
Education Leipzig University, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Nationality American, Hungarian
Spouse Augusta Maria Harkany
Children Paul Teller, Wendy Teller
Parents Ilona Teller, Max Teller
Siblings Emma Teller
Awards Enrico Fermi Award, Presidential Medal of Freedom, National Medal of Science for Physical Science, Albert Einstein Award, Harvey Prize in Science and Technology
Star Sign Capricorn

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Dr. Teller's Very Large Bomb2006TV Movie documentary
The Cold War and Beyond2002DocumentaryHimself
Modern Marvels1999-2002TV Series documentaryHimself - Physicist / Himself: Physicist / Co-Creator Hydrogen Bomb
Nuclear Dynamite2000DocumentaryHimself
The Century1999TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (segment "The Race")
American Experience1999TV Series documentaryHimself
The Fifties1997TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Scientist
Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie1995Video documentaryHimself - Nuclear Physicist (as Dr. Edward Teller)
Hiroshima1995TV MovieHimself - Testimonial Interviewee
Fast Copy1985TV MovieHimself
The Levin Interviews1984TV SeriesHimself
Firing Line1980TV SeriesHimself
Day at Night1974TV SeriesHimself - Guest
The Dick Cavett Show1972TV SeriesHimself - Dr. Teller
Zur Person1966TV SeriesHimself
CBS Reports1962TV Series documentaryHimself
The Mike Douglas Show1962TV SeriesHimself - Dr. Teller / the Father of the H-Bomb
Small World1960TV SeriesHimself

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Coming War on China2016DocumentaryHimself - 'Father' of the H-bomb
All Watched Over by Machines of Loving Grace2011TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Sputnik Fever2007DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
Pandora's Box1992TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Executive Action1973Himself - Testifies Against Test Ban Treaty (uncredited)

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