André-Marie Ampère

1775 - 1836

André-Marie Ampère

André-Marie Ampère (; French: [ɑ̃pɛʁ]; 20 January 1775 – 10 June 1836) was a French physicist and mathematician who was one of the founders of the science of classical electromagnetism, which he referred to as "electrodynamics". He is also the inventor of numerous applications, such as the solenoid (a term coined by him) and the electrical telegraph. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of André-Marie Ampère has received more than 897,781 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 10th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, André-Marie Ampère ranks 10 out of 659Before him are Stephen Hawking, Michael Faraday, Alessandro Volta, Niels Bohr, Max Planck, and James Clerk Maxwell. After him are Pierre Curie, Ernest Rutherford, Henri Becquerel, James Prescott Joule, Christiaan Huygens, and Robert Hooke.

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Among people born in 1775, André-Marie Ampère ranks 2Before him is Jane Austen. After him are J. M. W. Turner, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling, Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême, Eugène François Vidocq, Lucien Bonaparte, Bahadur Shah Zafar, Carlota Joaquina of Spain, Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, Étienne-Louis Malus, and François-Adrien Boieldieu. Among people deceased in 1836, André-Marie Ampère ranks 1After him are Charles X of France, James Madison, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Letizia Ramolino, Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle, William Godwin, Maria Malibran, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Anthony of Saxony, and Davy Crockett.

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In France

Among people born in France, André-Marie Ampère ranks 43 out of 4,109Before him are Édouard Manet (1832), Auguste Comte (1798), Émile Durkheim (1858), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), Brigitte Bardot (1934), and Charles Baudelaire (1821). After him are Pierre Curie (1859), Louis XIII of France (1601), Michel Foucault (1926), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Eugène Delacroix (1798), and Gustave Eiffel (1832).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, André-Marie Ampère ranks 1After him are Pierre Curie (1859), Henri Becquerel (1852), Henry Cavendish (1731), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Louis de Broglie (1892), Léon Foucault (1819), Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792), Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), and François Arago (1786).

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