Aage Bohr

1922 - 2009

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Aage Niels Bohr (Danish: [ˈɔːwə ˈne̝ls ˈpoɐ̯ˀ] (listen); 19 June 1922 – 8 September 2009) was a Danish nuclear physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1975 with Ben Mottelson and James Rainwater "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aage Bohr has received more than 424,920 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 65 in 2019). Aage Bohr is the 89th most popular physicist (down from 74th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 25th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Danish Physicist.

Aage Bohr was a Danish physicist who is most famous for the Bohr model of the atom.

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Among physicists, Aage Bohr ranks 89 out of 721Before him are William Rowan Hamilton, Edward Teller, C. V. Raman, Dennis Gabor, James Franck, and Arthur Compton. After him are Carl David Anderson, Peter Debye, Gabriel Lippmann, Ernst Abbe, Ernst Ruska, and William Henry Bragg.

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Among people born in 1922, Aage Bohr ranks 19Before him are Erving Goffman, Jack Kerouac, Emil Zátopek, Pierre Cardin, Gérard Philipe, and Hiroo Onoda. After him are Doris Day, Kurt Vonnegut, Christiaan Barnard, Stanley Cohen, Imre Lakatos, and Alain Resnais. Among people deceased in 2009, Aage Bohr ranks 9Before him are Claude Lévi-Strauss, Kim Dae-jung, Pina Bausch, Paul Samuelson, David Carradine, and Roh Moo-hyun. After him are Millvina Dean, Maurice Jarre, Farrah Fawcett, Ted Kennedy, Corazon Aquino, and Les Paul.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Aage Bohr ranks 46 out of 783Before him are Valdemar IV of Denmark (1320), Cnut the Great (995), Lars von Trier (1956), Jørn Utzon (1918), John, King of Denmark (1455), and Frederick VII of Denmark (1808). After him are Henrik Dam (1895), Frederick IV of Denmark (1671), Queen Anne-Marie of Greece (1946), Frederick I of Denmark (1471), Christian VI of Denmark (1699), and Johannes V. Jensen (1873).

Among PHYSICISTS In Denmark

Among physicists born in Denmark, Aage Bohr ranks 3Before him are Niels Bohr (1885) and Hans Christian Ørsted (1777). After him are Christian Bohr (1855), Martin Knudsen (1871), Ole Worm (1588), Ludvig Lorenz (1829), and Lene Hau (1959).