Bryce DeWitt

1923 - 2004

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Bryce Seligman DeWitt (January 8, 1923 – September 23, 2004), was an American theoretical physicist renowned for his work in gravitation and quantum field theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bryce DeWitt has received more than 102,856 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Bryce DeWitt is the 525th most popular physicist (down from 521st in 2019), the 4,508th most popular biography from United States (down from 4,122nd in 2019) and the 102nd most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Bryce DeWitt ranks 525 out of 721Before him are Jules Antoine Lissajous, Leopoldo Nobili, Antonio Pacinotti, Berta Karlik, Leonid Mandelstam, and Willem Hendrik Keesom. After him are Robert H. Dicke, Michael Green, Gordon Gould, Ferdinand Monoyer, Yuri Orlov, and Sumio Iijima.

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Among people born in 1923, Bryce DeWitt ranks 206Before him are Valentin Varennikov, Jean Hagen, Achille Silvestrini, Ioannis Grivas, Giulio Cabianca, and Gerald Götting. After him are Dina Merrill, Louis Lansana Beavogui, Richard Herrmann, Jalal Al-e-Ahmad, William Guarnere, and Ellsworth Kelly. Among people deceased in 2004, Bryce DeWitt ranks 144Before him are Maxime Rodinson, Rogelio Domínguez, Xenophon Zolotas, Rick James, Juan Carlos Aramburu, and Howard Keel. After him are Augusto da Costa, John Drew Barrymore, Carmen Laforet, Gennadi Strekalov, Bror Mellberg, and Barney Kessel.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Bryce DeWitt ranks 4,508 out of 15,968Before him are Dann Florek (1950), Travis Scott (1991), Lauren Cohan (1982), Robert Byrd (1917), Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), and John Warner (1927). After him are Lesley Gore (1946), William Wakefield Baum (1926), Thomas S. Monson (1927), Shannon Lee (1969), Danneel Ackles (1979), and Murray Leinster (1896).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Bryce DeWitt ranks 102Before him are Clarence Zener (1905), William Stanley Jr. (1858), Alan Sokal (1955), Samuel T. Cohen (1921), William D. Coolidge (1873), and Lester Germer (1896). After him are Robert H. Dicke (1916), Gordon Gould (1920), Robert Mills (1927), Charles Kittel (1916), Ira Sprague Bowen (1898), and Mildred Dresselhaus (1930).