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Niels Bohr is born in Copenhagen on October 7th, 1885

1885

Receives his Master's degree from University of Copenhagen in 1909

1909

Receives his doctorate in Physics in 1911

1911

Bohr develops the Bohr model in 1913

1913

He became Professor of Theoretical Physics at Copenhagen University in 1916

1916

He was appointed the head of the Institute for Theoretical Physics in 1920

1920

Niels Bohr gets the Nobel Prize for his work on the structure of an atom in 1922

1922

He develops the concept of complementarity in 1927

1927

Niels Bohr escapes from the Nazi occupation of Denmark in 1940

1940

Niels Bohr works on the Manhattan Project from 1943-1945

1943 - 1945

Dies in Copenhagen on November 18, 1962

1962