Werner Karl Heisenberg was born on December 1

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Werner Karl Heisenberg was born on December 5, 1901, in Würzburg, Germany. His  father, August Heisenberg, was a professor of Greek philology, one of the most  prestigious and competitive fields in Germany at that time. He had received his  appointment at the University of Würzburg just weeks after Werner's birth, and the  position meant security as well as social advancement. Werner's mother, Annie  Heisenberg, was a smart homemaker who did not have opportunities for higher  education in Germany. Instead, she lived through the success of her husband and  children, whom she raised with skill and dedication. She managed to receive some  advanced education from her father, and she even helped her husband grade  homework. August is remembered as a stiff authoritarian figure. He treated his sons as he did his  students: with proper respect but little tolerance for laziness. His career progressed 
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