Sir Francis Simon
(1893-1956)

Died aged c. 63

Sir Francis Simon, (2 July 1893 – 31 October 1956), was a German and later British physical chemist and physicist who devised the method, and confirmed its feasibility, of separating the isotope Uranium-235 and thus made a major contribution to the creation of the atomic bomb.

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Sir Francis Simon (1893-1956) low temperature physicist and philanthropist lived here

10 Belbroughton Road, Oxford, United Kingdom where they lived