• Born date: 1885-10-07
  • Born in: Copenhagen
  • Death date: 1962-11-18
  • Death in: Copenhagen
Niels Bohr

Niels Henrik David Bohr (Danish: [ˈnels ˈboɐ̯ˀ]; 7 October 1885 – 18 November 1962) was a Danish physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922.