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|Died||12 January 1909
|Alma mater||Albertina University of Königsberg|
|Known for||Minkowski space
|Institutions||University of Göttingen and ETH Zurich|
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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