Finlay Freundlich

was born 135 years ago

29 May 1885

Finlay Freundlich was a distinguished German astronomer who worked with Einstein on measurements of the orbit of Mercury to confirm the general theory of relativity. He left Germany to avoid Nazi rule and became the Napier Professor of Astronomy at St Andrews.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Freundlich/