Niels Bohr is widely considered one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century.
Niels Bohr was a passionate soccer player as well, and the two brothers played a number of matches for Akademisk Boldklub.
In 1965, three years after Bohr's death, the Institute of Physics at the University of Copenhagen changed its name to the Niels Bohr Institute.
Bohr married Margrethe Nшrlund in 1912, and one of their sons, Aage Niels Bohr, grew up to be an important physicist, who like his father received the Nobel prize.
In 1916, Niels Bohr became a professor at the University of Copenhagen, and director of the newly constructed Institute of Theoretical Physics in 1920.
One, Aage Niels Bohr, also became a very successful physicist; like his father, he won a Nobel Prize.