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Leó Szilárd (1898–1964)

Leó Szilárd was born on February 11, 1898 in Budapest, Austria-Hungary. He was married to Gertrud Weiss. He died on May 30, 1964 in La Jolla, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1960 Small World (TV Series)
- Episode #2.31 (1960) ... Self (as Leo Szilard)
- Episode #2.30 (1960) ... Self (as Leo Szilard)
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 2019 Greatest Events of WWII in Colour (TV Mini Series documentary)
- Hiroshima (2019) ... Self (as Leo Szilard)
 2019 Einstein and Hawking: Unlocking the Universe (Documentary)
Self - Physicist (as Leo Szilard)
 2015 Cold War Secrets: Stealing the Atomic Bomb (Documentary)
Self (as Leo Szilard)
 2012 The Untold History of the United States (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self - Physicist
- Chapter 1: World War Two (2012) ... Self - Physicist (as Leo Szilard)
 2006 Prophets of Science Fiction (TV Movie documentary)
Self (as Leo Szilard)
 1999 Sworn to Secrecy: Secrets of War (TV Series documentary)
Self - Nuclear Physicist
- The Hunt for Atomic Secrets (1999) ... Self - Nuclear Physicist (uncredited)
 1998 History's Mysteries (TV Series documentary)
- The Nazi Bomb (1998) ... Self (as Leo Szilard)
 1995 Enola Gay and the Atomic Bombing of Japan (Documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 1995 Trinity and Beyond: The Atomic Bomb Movie (Video documentary)
Self (as Leo Szilard)
 1995 Hiroshima: Why the Bomb Was Dropped (TV Movie documentary)
Self (uncredited)
 1989 The Exiles (Documentary)
Self (as Leo Szilard)
 1982 War (TV Mini Series documentary)
Self (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1950 Mid Century: Half Way to Where? (Short documentary)
Self - Nuclear physicist (as Leo Szilard)

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Leo Szilard


Gertrud Weiss

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Personal Quote:

We turned the switch, saw the flashes, watched for ten minutes, then switched everything off and went home. That night I knew the world was headed for sorrow. [on the 1939 Columbia University experiment that confirmed atoms could be split, making possible the use of atomic power]


Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame, 1996. See more »

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