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Hendrik Lorentz
This person won a Nobel Prize
Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (18 July 1853 – 4 February 1928) was a Dutch physicist and mathematician. In 1902, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics together with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Zeeman effect. He also derived the transformation equations that was later used by Albert Einstein to describe space and time.

The Lorentz force is named after him.