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Daniel Bernoulli

1700 - 1782

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Daniel Bernoulli FRS (German: [bɛʁˈnʊli]; 8 February [O.S. 29 January] 1700 – 27 March 1782) was a Swiss mathematician and physicist and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family from Basel. He is particularly remembered for his applications of mathematics to mechanics, especially fluid mechanics, and for his pioneering work in probability and statistics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Daniel Bernoulli has received more than 1,095,122 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia. Daniel Bernoulli is the 27th most popular physicist (down from 26th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 2nd most popular Dutch Physicist.

Daniel Bernoulli is most famous for his work in fluid mechanics. He is also famous for his contributions to the kinetic theory of gases.

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Among physicists, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 27 out of 717Before him are Erwin Schrödinger, Christiaan Huygens, Enrico Fermi, Heinrich Hertz, Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, and Luigi Galvani. After him are Richard Feynman, Hendrik Lorentz, Ibn al-Haytham, Henry Cavendish, Gustav Kirchhoff, and Louis de Broglie.

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Among people born in 1700, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 1After him are Baal Shem Tov, Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Ewald Georg von Kleist, Gerard van Swieten, Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, Johann Christoph Gottsched, and Jean-Antoine Nollet. Among people deceased in 1782, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 1After him are Farinelli, Johann Christian Bach, Anne Bonny, Pietro Metastasio, Jacques de Vaucanson, Sebastião José de Carvalho e Melo, 1st Marquis of Pombal, Louisa Ulrika of Prussia, Taksin, Ange-Jacques Gabriel, Anna Göldi, and Sophie of France.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 16 out of 1,427Before him are Johan Cruyff (1947), Christiaan Huygens (1629), Hugo Grotius (1583), Mata Hari (1876), Abel Tasman (1603), and Beatrix of the Netherlands (1938). After him are Hendrik Lorentz (1853), M. C. Escher (1898), William III of England (1650), Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (1852), Pieter Zeeman (1865), and Pope Adrian VI (1459).

Among PHYSICISTS In Netherlands

Among physicists born in Netherlands, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 2Before him are Christiaan Huygens (1629). After him are Hendrik Lorentz (1853), Pieter Zeeman (1865), Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Peter Debye (1884), Frits Zernike (1888), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Simon van der Meer (1925), and Jan Ingenhousz (1730).