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22 June 1864|
Aleksota, Russian Empire
|Died||12 January 1909
Göttingen, German Empire
|Institutions||University of Göttingen and ETH Zurich|
|Alma mater||Albertina University of Königsberg|
|Known for||Minkowski space
Minkowski is perhaps best known for his work in relativity, in which he showed in 1907 that his former student Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity (1905), could be understood geometrically as a theory of four-dimensional space-time, since known as the "Minkowski spacetime".
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Minkowski in 1883, at the time of being awarded the Mathematics Prize of the French Academy of Sciences
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