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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 946,578 page views. His biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Daniel Bernoulli is the 26th most popular physicist (up from 30th in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 18th in 2019) 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

Among physicists, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 26 out of 721Before him are Erwin Schrödinger, Hans Christian Ørsted, Heinrich Hertz, Enrico Fermi, Ibn al-Haytham, and Pierre Curie. After him are Hendrik Lorentz, Luigi Galvani, Louis de Broglie, Henry Cavendish, Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, and Richard Feynman.

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Contemporaries

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

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Daniel Bernoulli ranks 16 out of 1,209Before him are Christiaan Huygens (1629), Antonie van Leeuwenhoek (1632), Johan Cruyff (1947), Hugo Grotius (1583), Pope Adrian VI (1459), and Beatrix of the Netherlands (1938). After him are Hendrik Lorentz (1853), Abel Tasman (1603), M. C. Escher (1898), William III of England (1650), Willem Barentsz (1550), and Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (1852).

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), Simon van der Meer (1925), Frits Zernike (1888), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), and Jan Ingenhousz (1730).