Ami Argand

1750 - 1803

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François-Pierre-Amédée Argand, known as Ami Argand (5 July 1750 – 14 or 24 October 1803) was a Genevan physicist and chemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ami Argand has received more than 12,656 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ami Argand is the 365th most popular physicist, the 192nd most popular biography from Switzerland and the 8th most popular Swiss Physicist.

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Among physicists, Ami Argand ranks 365 out of 721Before him are Shuji Nakamura, Paul Drude, John B. Goodenough, Robert W. Wood, Louis Poinsot, and Hans Kramers. After him are Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, Vladimir Chelomey, Leonard Susskind, Homi J. Bhabha, George Uhlenbeck, and Johann Andreas Segner.

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Among people born in 1750, Ami Argand ranks 17Before him are Maria Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Massa, Murad Bey, Karl August von Hardenberg, Sheikh Mansur, Lorenzo Mascheroni, and Adam Afzelius. After him are Déodat Gratet de Dolomieu, Jacques-François Menou, Henri Grégoire, René Louiche Desfontaines, Princess Louise of Denmark, and Fabre d'Églantine. Among people deceased in 1803, Ami Argand ranks 14Before him are Louis I of Etruria, Vittorio Alfieri, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, Samuel Adams, and Ercole III d'Este, Duke of Modena. After him are William Hamilton, François Devienne, Xenia of Saint Petersburg, Arthur Guinness, Sylvain Maréchal, and Anders Chydenius.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Ami Argand ranks 192 out of 749Before him are Pierre Jeanneret (1896), Michel Simon (1895), Matthias Zurbriggen (1856), Umberto Agnelli (1934), Heinrich Glarean (1488), and Ruth Dreifuss (1940). After him are Ferdinand Kübler (1919), Roberto Di Matteo (1970), Marc Allégret (1900), Louis of Cyprus (1436), George de Mestral (1907), and Joachim Raff (1822).

Among PHYSICISTS In Switzerland

Among physicists born in Switzerland, Ami Argand ranks 8Before him are Johann Jakob Balmer (1825), Auguste Piccard (1884), Felix Bloch (1905), Heinrich Rohrer (1933), K. Alex Müller (1927), and Walter H. Schottky (1886). After him are Walther Ritz (1878), Raoul Pictet (1846), and Paul Scherrer (1890).