Borys Paton

1918 - 2020

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Borys Yevhenovych Paton HOU (Ukrainian: Пато́н Бори́с Євге́нович; 27 November 1918 – 19 August 2020) was a Soviet and Ukrainian scientist and a long-time chairman of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. He was appointed to this post in 1962 and held it until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Borys Paton has received more than 61,037 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Borys Paton is the 64th most popular engineer (up from 119th in 2019), the 145th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 262nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Ukrainian Engineer.

Boris Paton is most famous for his work on the theory of the electron. He was a Soviet physicist who was a member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences and the author of many books and articles.

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Among engineers, Borys Paton ranks 64 out of 325Before him are Jimmy Doolittle, Valdemar Poulsen, Edward A. Murphy Jr., Nikolay Zhukovsky, Loránd Eötvös, and Masaru Ibuka. After him are Valentin Glushko, Henry Royce, Karl von Terzaghi, Charles George Gordon, Leslie Groves, and Hans Kammler.

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Among people born in 1918, Borys Paton ranks 62Before him are João Goulart, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Henryk Szeryng, Edward A. Murphy Jr., François Tombalbaye, and Betty Ford. After him are Derek Barton, Arthur Kornberg, Paul D. Boyer, Jean-Marie Loret, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, and Yigal Allon. Among people deceased in 2020, Borys Paton ranks 93Before him are Peter Green, Daniel arap Moi, Robert Conrad, Betty Williams, Ilija Petković, and Jair Marinho. After him are Roger Scruton, Masatoshi Koshiba, David Prowse, Linda Cristal, Jack Steinberger, and Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Borys Paton ranks 145 out of 913Before him are Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Alfred Redl (1864), Serge Lifar (1904), Richard von Mises (1883), Ida Rubinstein (1883), and Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873). After him are Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Valentin Glushko (1908), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), David Bronstein (1924), Moshé Feldenkrais (1904), and Roald Hoffmann (1937).

Among ENGINEERS In Ukraine

Among engineers born in Ukraine, Borys Paton ranks 3Before him are Sergei Korolev (1906) and John Demjanjuk (1920). After him are Valentin Glushko (1908), Stephen Timoshenko (1878), Yuri Kondratyuk (1897), Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov (1896), Arkhip Lyulka (1908), and Markus Reiner (1886).