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Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus

1651 - 1708

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Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (or Tschirnhauß, German: [ˈeːʁənˌfʁiːt ˈwaltɐ fɔn ˈt͡ʃiːɐ̯nhaʊs]; 10 April 1651 – 11 October 1708) was a German mathematician, physicist, physician, and philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus has received more than 73,826 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus is the 192nd most popular mathematician (down from 181st in 2019), the 255th most popular biography from Poland (down from 231st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Mathematician.

Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus is most famous for his work on the theory of electricity. He was the first to realize that electricity was a form of energy, and he was the first to use the word "electricity" in its modern sense.

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Among MATHEMATICIANS

Among mathematicians, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus ranks 192 out of 823Before him are Al-Karaji, Antoine Augustin Cournot, Scipione del Ferro, Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, Callippus, and Marcel Grossmann. After him are Jan Łukasiewicz, Richard von Mises, Laurent Schwartz, Édouard Lucas, Georg von Peuerbach, and Abu Nasr Mansur.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1651, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus ranks 7Before him are Margaret Theresa of Spain, François Fénelon, Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, William Dampier, Natalya Naryshkina, and Engelbert Kaempfer. After him are Carl Gustav Rehnskiöld, Charles II, Elector Palatine, Madame d'Aulnoy, Charles Eugène de Croÿ, Dimitry of Rostov, and Joseph Vaz. Among people deceased in 1708, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus ranks 7Before him are Jules Hardouin-Mansart, Guru Gobind Singh, Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Prince George of Denmark, Olympia Mancini, Countess of Soissons, and Hedvig Sophia of Sweden. After him are Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua and Montferrat, Seki Takakazu, Ludolf Bakhuizen, John Blow, Adolphus Frederick II, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, and Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus ranks 255 out of 1,454Before him are Aleksander Kwaśniewski (1954), Kurt Masur (1927), Karl Ludwig Hencke (1793), Wanda Landowska (1879), Leopold Trepper (1904), and Zbigniew Boniek (1956). After him are Stanisława Walasiewicz (1911), Friedrich Wilhelm, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg (1785), Edward Gierek (1913), Bolesław Prus (1847), Hans Kammler (1901), and Hans-Jürgen Stumpff (1889).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In Poland

Among mathematicians born in Poland, Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus ranks 9Before him are Leopold Kronecker (1823), Marian Rejewski (1905), Felix Hausdorff (1868), Hermann Grassmann (1809), Wacław Sierpiński (1882), and Ernst Kummer (1810). After him are Hermann Schwarz (1843), Hugo Steinhaus (1887), Kazimierz Kuratowski (1896), Alfred Korzybski (1879), Vitello (1230), and Theodor Kaluza (1885).