Definition of Minkowski, Hermann in English:

Minkowski, Hermann

proper noun

  • (1864–1909), Russian-born German mathematician. He worked on the properties of sets in multidimensional systems, and suggested the concept of four-dimensional space–time, which was the basis for Einstein's general theory of relativity.

Pronunciation:

Minkowski, Hermann

/mɪŋˈkɒfski/