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Sorbonne Bestows Degree on Einstein

November 12, 1929
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Prof. Albert Einstein was one of the five upon whom honor is causa degrees were bestowed by the Sorbonne on Saturday. Thousands of students assembled at the ceremonies and cheered Einstein. Professors, the praesidium and rector of the University of Paris joined in the ovation which continued in the streets when Einstein alighted from the German ambassador’s car. The ambassador represented Germany at the ceremony.

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