died a.d. 767, pope 757–767.
Russian Pavel Petrovich, 1754–1801, emperor of Russia 1796–1801 (son of Peter III).
1901–64, king of Greece 1947–64.
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Definition for Paul I (2 of 2)
[ paw-lee; German pou-lee ]
/ ˈpɔ li; German ˈpaʊ li /
Wolf·gang [woolf-gang; German vawlf-gahng], /ˈwʊlf gæŋ; German ˈvɔlf gɑŋ/, 1900–58, Austrian physicist in the U.S.: Nobel prize 1945.
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British Dictionary definitions for Paul I (1 of 2)
1754–1801, tsar of Russia (1796–1801); son of Catherine II; assassinated
1901–64, king of the Hellenes (1947–64); son of Constantine I
British Dictionary definitions for Paul I (2 of 2)
/ (ˈpɔːlɪ, ˈpaʊlɪ) /
Wolfgang (ˈvɒlfˌɡæŋ). 1900–58, US physicist, born in Austria. He formulated the exclusion principle (1924) and postulated the existence of the neutrino (1931), later confirmed by Fermi: Nobel prize for physics 1945
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Scientific definitions for Paul I
[ pou′lē ]
Austrian-born American physicist who in 1924 formulated a principle stating that no two fermions, such as two electrons in an atom, can have identical energy, mass, and angular momentum at the same time. This principle is known as the Pauli Exclusion Principle. He also hypothesized the existence of the neutrino in 1931, which was confirmed in 1956.
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