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Loránd Eötvös
Eötvös Loránd (Székely Aladár felvétele, 1912).jpg
Eötvös in 1912
Born 27 July 1848
Died 8 April 1919(1919-04-08) (aged 70)
Budapest, Hungarian Soviet Republic
Nationality Hungarian
Alma mater University of Heidelberg
Known for Eötvös experiment
Eötvös rule
Eötvös pendulum
Spouse(s) Gizella Horvát
Children Jolán
Scientific career
Fields Physics
Institutions University of Budapest
Doctoral advisor Hermann Helmholtz

Baron Loránd Eötvös de Vásárosnamény (Hungarian: vásárosnaményi báró Eötvös Loránd Ágoston or Loránd Eötvös, 27 July 1848 – 8 April 1919), more commonly called Baron Roland von Eötvös in English literature, was a Hungarian physicist. He is remembered today largely for his work on gravitation and surface tension, and the invention of the torsion pendulum.

Eötvös Loránd University, the Loránd Eötvös Mathematics Competition, and the Eötvös crater on the moon are named after him.

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