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date: 03 August 2021

Meitner, Lise 

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The Oxford Encyclopedia Women in World History
Author(s):
Jeris Stueland YrumaJeris Stueland Yruma

(1878–1968),nuclear physicist. Meitner was born in Vienna on 7 November 1878 to a middle‐class family of Jewish heritage. Her early career coincided with the entry of women into higher education in modern German‐speaking Europe. After being educated by a private tutor—women were not allowed to attend the college‐preparatory high schools (... ...

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