Boris Podolsky

1896 - 1966

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Boris Yakovlevich Podolsky (Russian: Бори́с Я́ковлевич Подо́льский; June 29, 1896 – November 28, 1966) was a Russian-American physicist of Jewish descent, noted for his work with Albert Einstein and Nathan Rosen on entangled wave functions and the EPR paradox. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Podolsky has received more than 175,577 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Boris Podolsky is the 451st most popular physicist (up from 486th in 2019), the 921st most popular biography from Russia (up from 1,122nd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Russian Physicist.

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Over the past year Boris Podolsky has had the most page views in the with 28,706 views, followed by Russian (5,415), and German (2,951). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (101.06%), Ukrainian (51.24%), and Tamil (44.49%)


Among physicists, Boris Podolsky ranks 451 out of 851Before him are Meghnad Saha, Johannes Franz Hartmann, Lyman Spitzer, Hagen Kleinert, Louis Harold Gray, and Louis-François-Clement Breguet. After him are Erich Hückel, Alan Guth, Marietta Blau, Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille, Berta Karlik, and William Watson.

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Among people born in 1896, Boris Podolsky ranks 110Before him are Charlie Rivel, Ivan Yefimovich Petrov, Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov, Josef Sudek, André Hunebelle, and Richard Thorpe. After him are Na Hye-sok, Eduardo Lonardi, Léonide Massine, Erich Hückel, Fritz Heider, and Anandamayi Ma. Among people deceased in 1966, Boris Podolsky ranks 91Before him are Robert Rossen, Victor Kravchenko, George Ohsawa, Nikolay Cherkasov, Alfred P. Sloan, and Arthur Percival. After him are Helen Kane, Elio Vittorini, Vilis Lācis, Heimito von Doderer, John of Shanghai and San Francisco, and Otto von Knobelsdorff.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Boris Podolsky ranks 921 out of 3,761Before him are Aleksandr Demyanenko (1937), Kuzma Minin (1616), Valery Gazzaev (1954), Volin (1882), Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838), and Sergei Lyapunov (1859). After him are Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Alexander Novikov (1900), Şihabetdin Märcani (1818), Georgy Babakin (1914), Evgeny Kissin (1971), and Léonide Massine (1896).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Boris Podolsky ranks 24Before him are Georgy Flyorov (1913), Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891), Yulii Khariton (1904), Anatoli Bugorski (1942), Vladimir Fock (1898), and George Volkoff (1914). After him are Pyotr Lebedev (1866), Emil Wiechert (1861), Yuri Orlov (1924), Alexei Starobinsky (1948), Andrei Linde (1948), and Max Wien (1866).