Balthasar van der Pol

1889 - 1959

Balthasar van der Pol

Balthasar van der Pol (27 January 1889 – 6 October 1959) was a Dutch physicist. Van der Pol began his studies of physics in Utrecht in 1911. J. A. Fleming offered van der Pol the use of the Pender Electrical Laboratory at University College for a study of the heuristics of wireless reception on board ships. In England he also worked with J. J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Balthasar van der Pol has received more than 32,804 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 553rd most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Balthasar van der Pol ranks 552 out of 659Before her are Barys Kit, Yakov Frenkel, Dmitri Ivanenko, John C. Slater, Gordon Gould, and Zoltán Lajos Bay. After her are Michael Berry, Jim Peebles, Frank J. Tipler, Brandon Carter, Franco Rasetti, and Gerard K. O'Neill.

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Among people born in 1889, Balthasar van der Pol ranks 150Before her are Alma Karlin, Bodil Ipsen, Laureano Gómez, Willi Baumeister, Albert Hill, and Francis Spellman. After her are Elmo Lincoln, Clifton Webb, Nezihe Muhiddin, Efrem Zimbalist, Anita Loos, and Adrian Boult. Among people deceased in 1959, Balthasar van der Pol ranks 115Before her are Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, William J. Donovan, Jacob Epstein, Boris Eikhenbaum, Edmund Gwenn, and Irakli Tsereteli. After her are Carl Switzer, Molla Mallory, Laxmi Prasad Devkota, Sax Rohmer, Friedrich Waismann, and Seán Lester.

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