Claude-Louis Navier

1785 - 1836

Claude-Louis Navier

Claude-Louis Navier (born Claude Louis Marie Henri Navier; French: [klod lwi maʁi ɑ̃ʁi navje]; 10 February 1785 – 21 August 1836), was a French mechanical engineer, affiliated with the French government, and a physicist whose work was specialized in continuum mechanics. The Navier–Stokes equations are named after him and George Gabriel Stokes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude-Louis Navier has received more than 138,132 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 249th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Claude-Louis Navier ranks 248 out of 659Before him are Charles Wheatstone, Johannes Rydberg, Francesco Maria Grimaldi, Masatoshi Koshiba, Jack Steinberger, and Gérard Mourou. After him are Gerd Binnig, Joseph Plateau, Ivar Giaever, Fritjof Capra, Makoto Kobayashi, and Carlo Rubbia.

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Among people born in 1785, Claude-Louis Navier ranks 8Before him are Mahmud II, Jacob Grimm, Karl Drais, Alessandro Manzoni, Lin Zexu, and Bettina von Arnim. After him are Pierre Louis Dulong, Thomas De Quincey, Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, John James Audubon, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, and Florestan I, Prince of Monaco. Among people deceased in 1836, Claude-Louis Navier ranks 13Before him are William Godwin, Maria Malibran, Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, Princess Wilhelmine of Baden, Anthony of Saxony, and Davy Crockett. After him are James Mill, Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aaron Burr, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Anton Reicha, and Christiaan Hendrik Persoon.

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In France

Among people born in France, Claude-Louis Navier ranks 1,052 out of 4,109Before him are Juliette Récamier (1777), Thibaud Gaudin (1229), Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran (1838), Livilla (-13), Ninon de l'Enclos (1620), and Marcel Carné (1906). After him are Jacques Clément (1567), Louis Vierne (1870), Gérard Genette (1930), Pierre Bouguer (1698), Pierre Schaeffer (1910), and Bruno Latour (1947).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Claude-Louis Navier ranks 25Before him are Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron (1799), Louis Néel (1904), Edme Mariotte (1620), Jacques Charles (1763), Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (1932), and Antoine César Becquerel (1788). After him are Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754), Edmond Becquerel (1820), Pierre Louis Dulong (1785), Jean-Charles de Borda (1733), Marguerite Perey (1909), and Jean-Antoine Nollet (1700).

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