Charles Glover Barkla

1877 - 1944

Charles Glover Barkla

Charles Glover Barkla FRS FRSE (7 June 1877 – 23 October 1944) was a British physicist, and the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1917 for his work in X-ray spectroscopy and related areas in the study of X-rays (Roentgen rays). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Glover Barkla has received more than 96,450 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 101st most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Charles Glover Barkla ranks 100 out of 659Before him are C. F. Powell, George Gamow, James Franck, Lawrence Bragg, Eugene Wigner, and Peter Debye. After him are Walther Bothe, Anders Jonas Ångström, Arno Allan Penzias, Owen Chamberlain, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, and C. V. Raman.

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Among people born in 1877, Charles Glover Barkla ranks 6Before him are Hermann Hesse, Isadora Duncan, Hjalmar Schacht, Felix Dzerzhinsky, and Wilhelm Frick. After him are G. H. Hardy, Joan Gamper, Frederick Soddy, Francis William Aston, Edgar Cayce, and Muhammad Iqbal. Among people deceased in 1944, Charles Glover Barkla ranks 18Before him are Michael Wittmann, William James Sidis, Marc Bloch, Alexis Carrel, Arthur Eddington, and Ludwig Beck. After him are Glenn Miller, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, Richard Sorge, Ernst Thälmann, and Galeazzo Ciano.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Glover Barkla ranks 276 out of 5,347Before him are Edward Burnett Tylor (1832), Lady Jane Grey (1537), Mary Tudor, Queen of France (1496), John Herschel (1792), Henrietta of England (1644), and Arthur Evans (1851). After him are Brian Jones (1942), Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough (1660), Harold Pinter (1930), Saint Walpurga (710), Lemmy (1945), and Maurice Gibb (1949).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, Charles Glover Barkla ranks 19Before him are Charles Thomson Rees Wilson (1869), Peter Higgs (1929), John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), Owen Willans Richardson (1879), William Henry Bragg (1862), and C. F. Powell (1903). After him are George Paget Thomson (1892), Edward Victor Appleton (1892), Roger Penrose (1931), William Shockley (1910), Henry Moseley (1887), and David Brewster (1781).