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 860,179 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Amedeo Avogadro is the 9th most popular chemist, the 168th most popular biography from Italy (up from 172nd 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 9 out of 510. Before him are Dmitri Mendeleev, Antoine Lavoisier, John Dalton, Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, and Jöns Jacob Berzelius. After him are Linus Pauling, Svante Arrhenius, Fritz Haber, Carl Wilhelm Scheele, Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff, and Irène Joliot-Curie.

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Among people born in 1776, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 2Before him is E. T. A. Hoffmann. After him are Johann Friedrich Herbart, Sophie Germain, John Constable, Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Caroline of Baden, Ioannis Kapodistrias, Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Pehr Henrik Ling, and Barthold Georg Niebuhr. Among people deceased in 1856, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 3Before him are Robert Schumann and Heinrich Heine. After him are Adolphe Adam, Max Stirner, Nikolai Lobachevsky, Paul Delaroche, Ivan Paskevich, Ľudovít Štúr, Étienne Cabet, Manuela Sáenz, and 11th Dalai Lama.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Amedeo Avogadro ranks 168 out of 4,088. Before him are Pope Paul V (1552), Lucius Verus (130), Victor Emmanuel III of Italy (1869), Pertinax (126), Pope Leo I (390), and Pope Gregory XII (1335). After him are Pope Sixtus V (1520), Giorgione (1478), Pope Clement XII (1652), Pope Innocent X (1574), Catullus (-84), and Pope Formosus (816).

Among CHEMISTS In Italy

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