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Enrico Fermi was born on 29 September, 1901

Italian physicist regarded as the "Father of the nuclear age" and the "Architect of the atomic bomb". He received the 1938 Nobel Prize in Physics for his research on inducing radioactivity by neutron bombardment.

Fermi also discovered transuranic elements and made several significant contributions to the development of particle physics, quantum theory and statistical mechanics. Additionally, he was the creator of the world’s first nuclear reactor.