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- proper noun A city, located in what is now southwestern
Poland, which has at various points in history been part of Bohemia, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, Germany, and Poland(especially in reference to the times when it was part of a German-speaking state such as Austria, Prussia or Germany).
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- noun a city in southwestern Poland on the Oder
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He was born in Breslau, Germany (Wroclaw in present-day Poland), in February 1940, during a winter when the world was falling apart.
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After the war, our family had lost its estate in Breslau, and we had to share our small ground floor apartment in Heidelberg with some war refugees as subtenants.
The pleorama was a form of moving panorama shown in Breslau in
Bergius was educated in Breslau and whilst still at school took great interest in his father's factory where he was able to study various working methods under the guidance of his father and thus became acquainted with chemicotechnical processes.
His grandfather was Professor of Economics in Breslau and his father owned a chemical factory in Goldschmieden.
This work was completed in Breslau under Abegg, and Bergius received his degree at Leipzig in 1907.
Max Born was born in Breslau on the 11th December, 1882, to Professor Gustav Born, anatomist and embryologist, and his wife Margarete, née Kauffmann, who was a member of a Silesian family of industrialists.
Back in Breslau during the years 1908-1909, he worked with the physicists Lummer and Pringsheim, and also studied the theory of relativity.
The day he arrived in Breslau he was arrested as a Russian.