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  1. German mathematical physicist noted for stating the uncertainty principle (1901-1976)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg was a scientist in the field of theoretical physics. Werner was given the name Werner Karl Heisenberg on December 5th, 1901 in Würzburg, Bavaria, German Empire. He died on February 1st, 1976.


Martin Heisenberg is a scientist in the fields of neuroscience and genetics. Martin was born on August 7th, 1940 in Munich.


Jochen was born on May 16th, 1939.


Benjamin Heisenberg is a film director and screenwriter. He was most active from 1996 to present. Benjamin was born on June 9th, 1974 in Tübingen.


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  • How unique is the name Heisenberg? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Heisenberg was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Heisenberg: Your name in reverse order is Grebnesieh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Brhengeies. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Heisenberg born Apr 24, 1976

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Wales approximately on 1425. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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