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1. Karl von. 1886--1982, Austrian zoologist; studied animal behaviour, esp of bees; shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1973
2. Max . 1911--91, Swiss dramatist and novelist. His works are predominantly satirical and include the plays Biedermann und die Brandstifter (1953) and Andorra (1961), and the novel Stiller (1954)
3. Otto. 1904--79, British nuclear physicist, born in Austria, who contributed to the development of the first atomic bomb
4. Ragnar (Anton Kittil). 1895--1973, Norwegian economist, who pioneered the study of econometrics and greatly influenced the management of the Norwegian economy from 1945: shared the first Nobel prize for economics (1969) with Jan Tinbergen