Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron

1799 - 1864

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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 119,996 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron is the 144th most popular physicist (up from 150th in 2019), the 679th most popular biography from France (down from 621st in 2019) and the 19th most popular French Physicist.

Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron was a French engineer and physicist who is most famous for his work on the thermodynamic properties of gases.

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Among physicists, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 144 out of 721Before him are Julius von Mayer, François Englert, Owen Chamberlain, Hans Bethe, Roger Penrose, and Ilya Frank. After him are Frits Zernike, Benjamin Thompson, Murray Gell-Mann, William Shockley, Hannes Alfvén, and Javier Solana.

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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, Karl Bryullov, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Gustav, Prince of Vasa, Mary Anning, Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, Fromental Halévy, and Anna Atkins. Among people deceased in 1864, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 7Before him are George Boole, Ferdinand Lassalle, Giacomo Meyerbeer, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Maximilian II of Bavaria, and Vuk Karadžić. After him are Hong Xiuquan, Cheoljong of Joseon, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, Leo von Klenze, William I of Württemberg, and Louise Marie Thérèse of Artois.

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In France

Among people born in France, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 679 out of 5,234Before him are Aristide Maillol (1861), Pierre Choderlos de Laclos (1741), François-André Danican Philidor (1726), Caroline Bonaparte (1782), Éliphas Lévi (1810), and Louis Malle (1932). After him are Claude of France (1547), France Gall (1947), Clotilde (475), Edmond Rostand (1868), Robert Bresson (1901), and Anne of Foix-Candale (1484).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron ranks 19Before him are Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), François Arago (1786), Albert Fert (1938), Paul Langevin (1872), Alfred Kastler (1902), and Hans Bethe (1906). After him are Jacques Charles (1763), Louis Néel (1904), Claude-Louis Navier (1785), Edmond Becquerel (1820), Antoine César Becquerel (1788), and Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932).