Erwin Finlay Freundlich

1885 - 1964

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Finlay Freundlich was a distinguished German astronomer who worked with Einstein on measurements of the orbit of Mercury to confirm the general theory of relativity. He left Germany to avoid Nazi rule and became the Napier Professor of Astronomy at St Andrews.
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List of References (8 books/articles)

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Walter Ledermann's memoir
  2. A conversation about Finlay Freundlich
  3. Finlay Freundlich's Inaugural Address
  4. Finlay Freundlich's Inaugural Address, Part 2
  5. The St Andrews Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
  6. Obituary: The Times
  7. Obituary: Royal Society of Edinburgh

Honours awarded to Finlay Freundlich
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Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1941

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