Edward Victor Appleton

1892 - 1965

Edward Victor Appleton

Sir Edward Victor Appleton (6 September 1892 – 21 April 1965) was an English physicist, Nobel Prize winner (1947) and pioneer in radiophysics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Victor Appleton has received more than 118,312 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 118th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Edward Victor Appleton ranks 117 out of 659Before him are Gustaf Dalén, François Arago, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Percy Williams Bridgman, Murray Gell-Mann, and Hippolyte Fizeau. After him are Alfred Kastler, Hans Geiger, Ernst Abbe, Peter Grünberg, Walter Houser Brattain, and Igor Tamm.

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Among people born in 1892, Edward Victor Appleton ranks 25Before him are Martin Niemöller, Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Arthur Honegger, Ferdinand Schörner, George Paget Thomson, and Gregor Strasser. After him are Mátyás Rákosi, Darius Milhaud, Erhard Milch, Marina Tsvetaeva, Ernst Lubitsch, and Arthur Friedenreich. Among people deceased in 1965, Edward Victor Appleton ranks 10Before him are Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, Stan Laurel, and Farouk of Egypt. After him are Hermann Staudinger, Moshe Sharett, Nat King Cole, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, T. S. Eliot, and Paul Hermann Müller.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Edward Victor Appleton ranks 326 out of 5,347Before him are Richard Branson (1950), Princess Alice of the United Kingdom (1843), Thomas Becket (1119), Malcolm McDowell (1943), Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester (1901), and Gary Oldman (1958). After him are G. H. Hardy (1877), Benjamin Britten (1913), Marianne Faithfull (1946), Christopher Wren (1632), Alfred North Whitehead (1861), and Peter Sellers (1925).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, Edward Victor Appleton ranks 21Before him are John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh (1842), Owen Willans Richardson (1879), William Henry Bragg (1862), C. F. Powell (1903), Charles Glover Barkla (1877), and George Paget Thomson (1892). After him are Roger Penrose (1931), William Shockley (1910), Henry Moseley (1887), David Brewster (1781), John Cockcroft (1897), and Patrick Blackett (1897).