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Leo Szilard

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Hungarian-US scientist who, in 1933, trademarked the thought of a nuclear reactor. He also conceived the cyclotron, the linear accelerator, as well as the electron microscope. He earned a national reward in mathematics at age group 18. In 1939, he had written a notice to Albert Einstein caution him from the danger that could derive from Germany creating a atomic bomb prior to the US. This notice was later authorized by both Einstein and FDR and led to the founding from the Manhattan Task, which created the 1st atomic bomb. He wedded Getrud Weiss in 1951. In past due 1939, he had written the agreement for Albert Einstein to greatly help create the atomic bomb, which eventually developed the Manhattan Task.

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Full Name Leo Szilard
Date Of Birth February 11, 1898
Place Of Birth Hungary
Profession Scientist
Education Humboldt University of Berlin, Technical University of Berlin, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Nationality Hungarian, American
Spouse Gertrud Weiss Szilard
Parents Thekla Vidor, Louis Spitz
Star Sign Aquarius

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Small World1960TV SeriesHimself

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Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Deux bombes pour une espionne2015DocumentaryHimself (as Leo Szilard)
The Untold History of the United States2012TV Series documentaryHimself - Physicist
Prophets of Science Fiction2006TV Movie documentaryHimself (as Leo Szilard)
Enola Gay and the Atomic Bombing of Japan1995Himself (uncredited)
Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie1995Video documentaryHimself (as Leo Szilard)
Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped1995TV Movie documentaryHimself (uncredited)
War1982TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself (unconfirmed, uncredited)
Mid Century: Half Way to Where?1950Short documentaryHimself - Nuclear physicist (as Leo Szilard)

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