Hendrik Lorentz

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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz
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Born18 Julie 1853(1853-07-18)
Arnhem, Netherlands
Died4 Februar 1928(1928-02-04) (aged 74)
Haarlem, Netherlands
NaitionalityNetherlands
Alma materVarsity o Leiden
Kent forLorentz transformation
Theory o EM radiation
Lorentz force
Lorentz contraction
AwairdsNobel Prize for Physics (1902)
Rumford Medal (1908)
Franklin Medal (1917)
Copley Medal (1918)
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
Doctoral advisorPieter Rijke
Doctoral studentsGeertruida L. de Haas-Lorentz
Adriaan Fokker
Leonard Ornstein
Hendrika Johanna van Leeuwen

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (18 Julie 1853 – 4 Februar 1928) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics wi Pieter Zeeman for the discovery an theoretical explanation o the Zeeman effect.