Сегодня родился Иоффе Абрам Фёдорович
On October 29, 1880 Ioffe Abram Fyodorovich was born. This is a Soviet and Russian physicist, he was called "the father of the Soviet physics", an academician, a founder of the school of sciences which gave many outstanding Soviet physicists. He graduated from the St. Petersburg Institute of technology, then the Munich University in Germany. Ioffe organized Physicomechanical faculty at Polytechnical Institute. In 1911 A. F. Ioffe defined an electron charge. From the middle of the 1930th Ioffe defended a need of intensive researches of nuclear reactions. The largest merit of Ioffe is foundation of unique physical school which allowed to bring the Soviet physics to world level.