Dennis Gabor

1900 - 1979

Dennis Gabor

Dennis Gabor ( GAH-bor, gə-BOR; Hungarian: Gábor Dénes [ˈɡaːbor ˈdeːnɛʃ]; 5 June 1900 – 9 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing holography, for which he later received the 1971 Nobel Prize in Physics.Gábor Dénes College in Budapest, Hungary, is named after him in honour of his works. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Gabor has received more than 260,059 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 81st most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Dennis Gabor ranks 81 out of 659Before him are Pavel Cherenkov, Georges Lemaître, Manne Siegbahn, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Jean Baptiste Perrin, and Joseph von Fraunhofer. After him are Victor Francis Hess, Edward Teller, John Bardeen, Owen Willans Richardson, Rudolf Clausius, and Clinton Davisson.

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Among people born in 1900, Dennis Gabor ranks 13Before him are Chiune Sugihara, Wolfgang Pauli, Hans-Georg Gadamer, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Hans Frank, and Adolf Dassler. After him are Spencer Tracy, Charles Francis Richter, Vasily Chuikov, Sándor Márai, Margaret Mitchell, and Jacques Prévert. Among people deceased in 1979, Dennis Gabor ranks 9Before him are Herbert Marcuse, Giuseppe Meazza, Talcott Parsons, Jean Renoir, Nino Rota, and Jean Monnet. After him are Sándor Kocsis, Mika Waltari, Hanna Reitsch, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Hafizullah Amin, and Ludvík Svoboda.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Dennis Gabor ranks 25 out of 500Before him are György Lukács (1885), Árpád (845), Ignaz Semmelweis (1818), Louis I of Hungary (1326), Andrew II of Hungary (1175), and Victor Vasarely (1906). After him are Edward Teller (1908), Zoltán Kodály (1882), Ilona Staller (1951), Jadwiga of Poland (1374), Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371), and Ernő Rubik (1944).

Among PHYSICISTS In Hungary

Among physicists born in Hungary, Dennis Gabor ranks 1After him are Edward Teller (1908), Eugene Wigner (1902), Leo Szilard (1898), Georg von Békésy (1899), Arpad Elo (1903), Zoltán Lajos Bay (1900), and Valentine Telegdi (1922).

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