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Lev Davidovich Landau

Lev Davidovich Landau (January 22, 1908 - April 1, 1968) was a Russian physicist and mathematician.

Landau was born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Russian Empire (now Baky, Azerbaijan).

He was a Nobel Laureate in Physics for the year 1962 for his pioneering theories of condensed matter, especially liquid helium. He also earns merits for a prolific series of textbooks on theoretical physics.

He died in Moscow, Soviet union (now Russia).

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