Boris Hessen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Boris Hessen

Russian philosopher and physicist

Date of Birth: 16-Aug-1893

Place of Birth: Kropyvnytskyi, Kirovohrad Oblast, Ukraine

Date of Death: 20-Dec-1936

Profession: physicist, philosopher

Zodiac Sign: Leo

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About Boris Hessen

  • Boris Mikhailovich Hessen (Russian: ????´? ????´?????? ??´????), also Gessen (August 16, 1893, Elisavetgrad – December 20, 1936, Moscow), was a Soviet physicist, philosopher and historian of science.
  • He is most famous for his paper on Newton's Principia which became foundational in historiography of science.

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