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Roger Penrose
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Born in Colchester, Essex
Born on 8th of August 1931

Born 1931 - English mathematical astronomer.

Educated at University College London, doctorate at Cambridge. Well known for his work on black holes. Received the Einstein Medal in 1990, knighted in 1994.

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