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The Max Planck Society celebrates its 70th anniversary
February 26, 2018

The Max Planck Society (MPS) was founded on February 26, 1948 in Göttingen as successor organisation of the Kaiser Wilhelm Society (KWS). The new research society for the advancement of science was named after the Nobel laureate Max Planck.

Under the links below you will find detailed information about the beginnings and the history of the KWG and MPG.

History of the MPS
Chronicle of the KWS

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