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Philipp Lenard

Philipp Eduard Anton Lenard (1862 - 1947) - sometimes Philipp von Lenard - was a German physicist, who received the Nobel Prize in 1905 for his research on cathode rays.

He became an ardent supporter of Nazism and publicly denounced "Jewish" physics, especially Albert Einstein's theory of relativity