Harald Keres

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Harald Keres (15 November [O.S. 2 November] 1912, Pärnu – 26 June 2010) was an Estonian physicist [1] considered to be the father of the Estonian school of relativistic gravitation theory.[2] In 1961 Keres became a member of the Estonian Academy of Sciences in the field of theoretical physics.[2] In 1996 Keres was awarded the Order of the National Coat of Arms, Class III.[3]

Keres was the elder brother of chess grandmaster Paul Keres.[3]


  1. ^ "EAS YB2010 p. 162-163" (PDF). Retrieved 1 January 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Harald Keres". Tartu Observatory. Retrieved 28 June 2010.
  3. ^ a b Jüriso, Katrin (2010-06-26). "Lahkus akadeemik Harald Keres" (in Estonian). ERR. Archived from the original on 22 July 2011. Retrieved 28 June 2010.

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