Niels Bohr’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 7, 1885

Death Date

Nov 18, 1962

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Nov 18, 1962



The physicist Niels Bohr died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Physicist who made foundational contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922 for his groundbreaking work.

He got married to Margrethe Norlund in 1912 and had six sons with her, one of which won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975.



“Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.” (Niels Bohr)


“Your theory is crazy, but it’s not crazy enough to be true.” (Niels Bohr)


“Technology has advanced more in the last thirty years than in the previous two thousand. The exponential increase in advancement will only continue.” (Niels Bohr)


“Every great and deep difficulty bears in itself its own solution. It forces us to change our thinking in order to find it.” (Niels Bohr)


“The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.” (Niels Bohr)