Christian Doppler

1803 - 1853

Christian Doppler

Christian Andreas Doppler (German: [ˈdɔplɐ]; 29 November 1803 – 17 March 1853) was an Austrian mathematician and physicist. He is celebrated for his principle – known as the Doppler effect – that the observed frequency of a wave depends on the relative speed of the source and the observer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Doppler has received more than 244,369 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 50th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Christian Doppler ranks 50 out of 659Before him are Wolfgang Pauli, Thomas Young, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Léon Foucault, Andrei Sakharov, and James Chadwick. After him are Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Wilhelm Wien, Max Born, Hermann von Helmholtz, Otto von Guericke, and William Gilbert.

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Among people born in 1803, Christian Doppler ranks 2Before him is Hector Berlioz. After him are Justus von Liebig, Prosper Mérimée, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Adolphe Adam, Maria Anna of Savoy, Gottfried Semper, Albrecht von Roon, Charles Lucien Bonaparte, Fyodor Tyutchev, and Flora Tristan. Among people deceased in 1853, Christian Doppler ranks 1After him are François Arago, Maria II of Portugal, Ludwig Tieck, Princess Maria Amélia of Brazil, Matteo Carcassi, Georg Friedrich Grotefend, Christian Leopold von Buch, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg, Leopold Gmelin, Archduke Rainer Joseph of Austria, and Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Christian Doppler ranks 54 out of 799Before him are Lise Meitner (1878), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Maximilian I of Mexico (1832), Emil Cioran (1911), Otto Skorzeny (1908), and Ernst Kaltenbrunner (1903). After him are Otto von Habsburg (1912), Alois Hitler (1837), Martin Buber (1878), Béla IV of Hungary (1206), Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor (1527), and Klara Hitler (1860).

Among PHYSICISTS In Austria

Among physicists born in Austria, Christian Doppler ranks 5Before him are Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Lise Meitner (1878), and Wolfgang Pauli (1900). After him are Victor Francis Hess (1883), Fritjof Capra (1939), Walter Kohn (1923), Otto Robert Frisch (1904), Victor Weisskopf (1908), Marian Smoluchowski (1872), and Anton Zeilinger (1945).

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