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Theodore von Kármán

* 1881 Budapest/Austria-Hungary
+ 1963 Aachen/Germany


Theodore von Kármán was a Hungarian-American mathematician, aerospace engineer, and physicist
who was active primarily in the fields of aeronautics and astronautics.
He was responsible for many key advances in aerodynamics, notably on supersonic and hypersonic airflow characterization.
He is regarded as an outstanding aerodynamic theoretician of the 20th century.

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