C. P. Snow

1905 - 1980

C. P. Snow

Charles Percy Snow, Baron Snow, CBE (15 October 1905 – 1 July 1980) was an English novelist and physical chemist who also served in several important positions in the British Civil Service and briefly in the UK government. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of C. P. Snow has received more than 291,456 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 520th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, C. P. Snow ranks 519 out of 659Before him are Alfred Perot, Leopoldo Nobili, John Hopkinson, Carl August von Steinheil, Aleksandr Stoletov, and Paul Davies. After him are Brian Greene, Bryce DeWitt, Alan Sokal, Andrei Linde, Michael Green, and Walther Müller.

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Among people born in 1905, C. P. Snow ranks 165Before him are Harry Harlow, István Avar, Zoilo Saldombide, Floyd Gottfredson, Leila Hyams, and Abeid Karume. After him are Mario Varglien, Hendrik Wade Bode, Vladimír Holan, Rodolfo Orlandini, Walther Müller, and Giuseppe Cavanna. Among people deceased in 1980, C. P. Snow ranks 146Before him are Marian Spychalski, Rachel Roberts, Barbara O'Neil, Arend Heyting, Rafael Paasio, and Richard Chase. After him are Vladimír Holan, Pyotr Masherov, José de Anchieta Fontana, Jimmy Durante, Boris Delaunay, and Harri Larva.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, C. P. Snow ranks 2,371 out of 5,347Before him are Martin Amis (1949), Aaron Ramsey (1990), John Thaw (1942), Thomas Girtin (1775), Paul Nurse (1949), and Anthony Blunt (1907). After him are Kelly Brook (1979), Jock Stein (1922), Mick Ronson (1946), Henry Wood (1869), Jack Sheppard (1702), and James Young Simpson (1811).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, C. P. Snow ranks 61Before him are Ernest Marsden (1889), Ralph H. Fowler (1889), Dennis W. Sciama (1926), Charles Galton Darwin (null), James David Forbes (1809), and Paul Davies (1946). After him are Michael Green (null), John Leslie (1766), Sergey Kapitsa (1928), John Lennard-Jones (1894), Michael Berry (1941), and Brandon Carter (1942).