Max Planck

Max Planck (born April 23rd, 1858, died October 4th 1947) was a German born theoretical physicist who’s regarded as the father of quantum physics. Planck received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918 in recognition of his discovery of energy quanta. Planck also received the Lorentz Medal in 1927, the Copley Medal in 1929, the Max Planck Medal (also in 1929), and the Goethe Prize in 1945.