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Cumrun Vafa

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Cumrun Vafa (Persian: کامران وفا [kɒːmˈrɒːn væˈfɒː]; born 1 August 1960) is an Iranian-American theoretical physicist and the Hollis Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Harvard University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cumrun Vafa has received more than 227,577 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Cumrun Vafa is the 697th most popular physicist (up from 699th in 2019), the 358th most popular biography from Iran (down from 350th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Iranian Physicist.

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  • 17

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  • 3.09

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  • 2.40

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among physicists, Cumrun Vafa ranks 697 out of 717Before him are Grigory Landsberg, Charles W. Misner, Harriet Brooks, Peter Zoller, Harvey Fletcher, and Isaak Kikoin. After him are Yasumasa Kanada, Helen Quinn, Jürgen Kurths, Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert, Seymour Benzer, and Raja Ramanna.

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Among people born in 1960, Cumrun Vafa ranks 347Before him are Jocelyn Pook, Anett Pötzsch, Davor Jozić, Joachim Winkelhock, Andrea Anastasi, and Jorge Quiroga. After him are Arjen Anthony Lucassen, Avram Glazer, Pavel Grudinin, Karita Mattila, Arnaud Desplechin, and Moaz al-Khatib.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Cumrun Vafa ranks 358 out of 528Before him are Yusuf Adil Shah (1459), Andy (1958), Shahram Nazeri (1950), Mohammad Ali Jafari (1957), Andranik Eskandarian (1951), and Shahrnush Parsipur (1946). After him are Harold Nicolson (1886), Afshin Ghotbi (1964), Guity Novin (1944), Leila Hatami (1972), Ali Mirzaei (1929), and Mina Ahadi (1956).

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Among physicists born in Iran, Cumrun Vafa ranks 3Before him are Mohsen Fakhrizadeh (1958) and Ali Javan (1926).