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List of famous male theoretical physicists, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male theoretical physicists list contains the most prominent and top males known for being theoretical physicists. There are thousand of males working as theoretical physicists in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic theoretical physicists have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a theoretical physicist then the people below should give you inspiration.

Albert Einstein and Robert Oppenheimer are included on this list along with many more.

While this isn't a list of all male theoretical physicists, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male theoretical physicists?" and "Who are the best male theoretical physicists?"
Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Theoretical Physicists
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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1879-1955)

Birthplace: Ulm, Germany

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#4 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#2 on The Most Influential People of All Time

#62 on The Most Important Leaders in World History

#4 on Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead

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Robert Oppenheimer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Theoretical Physicists
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Julius Robert Oppenheimer was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is among the persons who are often called the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1904-1967)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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#53 on The Most Important Leaders in U.S. History

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Julian Schwinger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Theoretical Physicists
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Julian Seymour Schwinger was a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is best known for his work on the theory of quantum electrodynamics, in particular for developing a relativistically invariant perturbation theory, and for renormalizing QED to one loop order. Schwinger was a ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1918-1994)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Steven Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Theoretical Physicists
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Steven Weinberg is an American theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate in Physics for his contributions with Abdus Salam and Sheldon Glashow to the unification of the weak force and electromagnetic interaction between elementary particles. He holds the Josey Regental Chair in Science at the ...more

Age: 84

Birthplace: New York, USA

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