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 180,928 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Cumrun Vafa is the 700th most popular physicist (down from 639th in 2019), the 350th most popular biography from Iran (down from 291st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Iranian Physicist.

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  • 2.49

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Among physicists, Cumrun Vafa ranks 700 out of 721Before him are Howard P. Robertson, Werner Israel, John Pendry, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, Mary K. Gaillard, and Daniel Kleppner. After him are Yash Pal, Shirley Ann Jackson, Udupi Ramachandra Rao, Brian Cox, Bertrand Halperin, and Howard Georgi.

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Among people born in 1960, Cumrun Vafa ranks 431Before him are Torben Grael, William Monahan, Christian Prudhomme, John Elway, Vali Ionescu, and Shinichi Morishita. After him are Tomoyuki Kajino, Allen Chastanet, Tommy Nilsson, Shelly Yachimovich, Richard Biggs, and Dean Malenko.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Cumrun Vafa ranks 350 out of 463Before him are Vahid Hashemian (1976), Caucher Birkar (1978), Shahab Hosseini (1974), Javad Nekounam (1980), Khodadad Azizi (1971), and Hossein Shahabi (1967). After him are Hadi Khosroshahi (1939), Rosie Malek-Yonan (1965), Iraj Danaeifard (1951), Ashkan Dejagah (1986), Karim Bagheri (1974), and Azam Ali (1970).

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Among physicists born in Iran, Cumrun Vafa ranks 2Before him are Ali Javan (1926).