Ernst Ruska

1906 - 1988

Ernst Ruska

Ernst August Friedrich Ruska (25 December 1906 – 27 May 1988) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for his work in electron optics, including the design of the first electron microscope. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ernst Ruska has received more than 174,575 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 125th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Ernst Ruska ranks 124 out of 659Before him are Alfred Kastler, Hans Geiger, Ernst Abbe, Peter Grünberg, Walter Houser Brattain, and Igor Tamm. After him are John Robert Schrieffer, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Simon van der Meer, Johann Jakob Balmer, François Englert, and Karl Schwarzschild.

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Among people born in 1906, Ernst Ruska ranks 33Before him are Alexey Stakhanov, Hermann Fegelein, Soichiro Honda, Josef Kramer, Sayyid Qutb, and Léopold Sédar Senghor. After him are Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein, Wassily Leontief, Hassan al-Banna, Vladimir Prelog, Ilse Koch, and Hans Bethe. Among people deceased in 1988, Ernst Ruska ranks 7Before him are Richard Feynman, Enzo Ferrari, Valery Legasov, Georgy Malenkov, Nico, and Chet Baker. After him are Robert A. Heinlein, Nikolaas Tinbergen, Isidor Isaac Rabi, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Roy Orbison, and Kim Philby.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Ernst Ruska ranks 379 out of 3,763Before him are Carl Ritter (1779), Frank-Walter Steinmeier (1956), Emile Berliner (1851), Max Bruch (1838), Paul Hausser (1880), and Franz Brentano (1838). After him are Hans Eysenck (1916), Richard Willstätter (1872), Maximilian I, Elector of Bavaria (1573), Carol I of Romania (1839), Gustav Fechner (1801), and Hans Fischer (1881).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Ernst Ruska ranks 19Before him are Carl Zeiss (1816), Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787), James Franck (1882), Walther Bothe (1891), Arno Allan Penzias (1933), and J. Hans D. Jensen (1907). After him are Karl Schwarzschild (1873), Julius von Mayer (1814), Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742), Hans Georg Dehmelt (1922), Polykarp Kusch (1911), and Rudolf Mössbauer (1929).

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