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Dennis Gabor

1900 - 1979

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Dennis Gabor ( GAH-bor, gə-BOR; Hungarian: Gábor Dénes, pronounced [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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dennis Gabor has received more than 399,951 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia. Dennis Gabor is the 93rd most popular physicist (down from 86th in 2019), the 32nd most popular biography from Hungary (down from 29th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Hungarian Physicist.

Dennis Gabor was a Hungarian physicist and engineer who is most famous for inventing holography.

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Among physicists, Dennis Gabor ranks 93 out of 717Before him are John Bardeen, Arnold Sommerfeld, Peter Higgs, Paul Langevin, Arthur Compton, and Charles Édouard Guillaume. After him are James Franck, Manne Siegbahn, William Henry Bragg, Edward Teller, Walther Bothe, and C. V. Raman.

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Among people born in 1900, Dennis Gabor ranks 18Before him are Spencer Tracy, Heinrich Müller, Vasily Chuikov, Margaret Mitchell, Adolf Dassler, and Jacques Prévert. After him are Charles Francis Richter, Sándor Márai, Urho Kekkonen, Hans Fritzsche, Giorgos Seferis, and Hans Adolf Krebs. Among people deceased in 1979, Dennis Gabor ranks 14Before him are Herbert Marcuse, Jean Renoir, Hafizullah Amin, Jean Seberg, Sándor Kocsis, and Jean Monnet. After him are Mika Waltari, Nelson Rockefeller, Hanna Reitsch, Ludvík Svoboda, Nur Muhammad Taraki, and Mustafa Barzani.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Dennis Gabor ranks 32 out of 866Before him are Andrew II of Hungary (1175), Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria (1868), Mary, Queen of Hungary (1371), László Bíró (1899), Sándor Kocsis (1929), and Eugene Wigner (1902). After him are Elizabeth of Luxembourg (1409), Edward Teller (1908), Zoltán Kodály (1882), Joseph Pulitzer (1847), Ágota Kristóf (1935), and Viktor Orbán (1963).

Among PHYSICISTS In Hungary

Among physicists born in Hungary, Dennis Gabor ranks 2Before him are Eugene Wigner (1902). After him are Edward Teller (1908), Leo Szilard (1898), Georg von Békésy (1899), Arpad Elo (1903), Nicholas Kurti (1908), Zoltán Lajos Bay (1900), Valentine Telegdi (1922), and Egon Orowan (1902).