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Finlay Freundlich

died 58 years ago

24 July 1964

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/