Amedeo Avogadro

1776 - 1856

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Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro, Count of Quaregna and Cerreto (, also US: , Italian: [ameˈdɛːo avoˈɡaːdro]; 9 August 1776 – 9 July 1856) was an Italian scientist, most noted for his contribution to molecular theory now known as Avogadro's law, which states that equal volumes of gases under the same conditions of temperature and pressure will contain equal numbers of molecules. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amedeo Avogadro has received more than 1,260,157 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia. Amedeo Avogadro is the 8th most popular chemist, the 108th most popular biography from Italy (down from 102nd in 2019) and the most popular Italian Chemist.

Amedeo Avogadro is most famous for his work on the law of gases, which states that equal volumes of different gases contain the same number of molecules.

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Among chemists, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 8 out of 602Before him are Louis Pasteur, Dmitri Mendeleev, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Irène Joliot-Curie, and Robert Boyle. After him are Jabir ibn Hayyan, Jöns Jacob Berzelius, Svante Arrhenius, Fritz Haber, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, and Wilhelm Ostwald.

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Among people born in 1776, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 1After him are E. T. A. Hoffmann, Johann Friedrich Herbart, Sophie Germain, John Constable, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Caroline of Baden, Şehzade Abdullah, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, and Barthold Georg Niebuhr. Among people deceased in 1856, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 3Before him are Robert Schumann, and Heinrich Heine. After him are Max Stirner, Adolphe Adam, Nikolai Lobachevsky, Paul Delaroche, Ivan Paskevich, Étienne Cabet, Ľudovít Štúr, 11th Dalai Lama, and Théodore Chassériau.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 108 out of 5,161Before him are Pope Gregory VII (1020), Tintoretto (1518), Marcus Licinius Crassus (-115), Pliny the Elder (23), Antoninus Pius (86), and Pope Pius X (1835). After him are Pope Paul III (1468), Ferruccio Lamborghini (1916), Antonio Gramsci (1891), Juan Carlos I of Spain (1938), Pope Innocent III (1160), and Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820).

Among CHEMISTS In Italy

Among chemists born in Italy, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 1After him are Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826), Ascanio Sobrero (1812), Giulio Natta (1903), Édouard Herzen (1877), and Agnes Pockels (1862).