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Boris Borisovich Golitsyn

1862 - 1916

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Prince Boris Borisovich Golitsyn (Russian: Борис Борисович Голицын, 2 March [O.S. 18 February] 1862 – 17 May [O.S. 4 May] 1916) was a prominent Russian Empire physicist who invented the first electromagnetic seismograph in 1906. He was one of the founders of modern Seismology. In 1911 he was chosen to be the president of the International Seismology Association.He was a plenary speaker on the International Congress of mathematicians in Cambridge 1912, and in 1916 was elected as member of the Royal Society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Borisovich Golitsyn has received more than 17,811 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Boris Borisovich Golitsyn is the 628th most popular physicist (down from 573rd in 2019), the 1,693rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,369th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Russian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Boris Borisovich Golitsyn ranks 628 out of 717Before him are Jan Burgers, Charles Fabry, Ole Jacob Broch, John Hopkinson, Balthasar van der Pol, and Nicholas Metropolis. After him are Frederick Seitz, Franz Josef Gerstner, Maurice Goldhaber, Alfred Ewing, Frank Oppenheimer, and Leo Kadanoff.

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Among people born in 1862, Boris Borisovich Golitsyn ranks 117Before him are Damrong Rajanubhab, Arthur De Greef, Émile Coste, Meliton Balanchivadze, Henry Slocum, and Florence Bascom. After him are Hermann Gunkel, M. R. James, Hulda Garborg, Jules Renkin, Anastasios Metaxas, and Adolf Bartels. Among people deceased in 1916, Boris Borisovich Golitsyn ranks 117Before him are Germán Riesco, Sámuel Teleki, Antonin Mercié, Aeneas Mackintosh, Maksim Kovalevsky, and Leo Anton Karl de Ball. After him are Josiah Royce, Jørgen Pedersen Gram, Georgios Theotokis, Cleveland Abbe, Daniel Oliver, and Alexander Voeikov.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Boris Borisovich Golitsyn ranks 1,693 out of 3,262Before him are Elena Guro (1877), Sergey Urusevsky (1908), Vladimir Bortko (1946), Alexander Esenin-Volpin (1924), Vladislav Surkov (1964), and Dima Bilan (1981). After him are Benjamin Jekhowsky (1881), Rostislav Plyatt (1908), Andrei Gavrilov (1955), Karandash (1901), Peter Clodt von Jürgensburg (1805), and Klaus-Dieter Sieloff (1942).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Boris Borisovich Golitsyn ranks 36Before him are Max Wien (1866), Aleksandr Stoletov (1839), Ludvig Faddeev (1934), Lev Artsimovich (1909), Yakov Frenkel (1894), and Alexander Markovich Polyakov (1945). After him are Barys Kit (1910), Leonid Sedov (1907), Nikolay Umov (1846), Aleksandr Andronov (1901), Alexei Starobinsky (1948), and Grigory Landsberg (1890).