Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron

1799 - 1864

Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron

Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (French: [klapɛʁɔ̃]; 26 January 1799 – 28 January 1864) was a French engineer and physicist, one of the founders of thermodynamics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron has received more than 90,741 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 151st most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 150 out of 659Before him are Leon Cooper, Julius von Mayer, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Hans Bethe, and Javier Solana. After him are Auguste Piccard, Maurice Wilkins, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Willis Lamb, Hans Georg Dehmelt, and Josiah Willard Gibbs.

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Among people born in 1799, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 4Before him are Honoré de Balzac, Alexander Pushkin, and Oscar I of Sweden. After him are William Lassell, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Karl Bryullov, Mary Anning, Gustav, Prince of Vasa, Fromental Halévy, and Christian Friedrich Schönbein. Among people deceased in 1864, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 7Before him are George Boole, Ferdinand Lassalle, Maximilian II of Bavaria, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vuk Karadžić, and Nathaniel Hawthorne. After him are Hong Xiuquan, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Cheoljong of Joseon, Leo von Klenze, William I of Württemberg, and John Hanning Speke.

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In France

Among people born in France, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 622 out of 4,109Before him are René Lacoste (1904), Jean Parisot de Valette (1494), Maurice Béjart (1927), François Guizot (1787), Pierre Louis Maupertuis (1698), and Jean-Baptiste de La Salle (1651). After him are Jean Dubuffet (1901), Suger (1080), Marcel Lefebvre (1905), Louis de Montfort (1673), Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle (1760), and Pasquale Paoli (1725).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 19Before him are Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Alfred Kastler (1902), Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774), Paul Langevin (1872), Albert Fert (1938), and Hans Bethe (1906). After him are Louis Néel (1904), Edme Mariotte (1620), Jacques Charles (1763), Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932), Antoine César Becquerel (1788), and Claude-Louis Navier (1785).

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