Eugen Goldstein

1860 - 1930

Eugen Goldstein

Eugen Goldstein (5 September 1850 – 25 December 1930) was a German physicist. He was an early investigator of discharge tubes, the discoverer of anode rays, and is credited with the discovery of the proton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugen Goldstein has received more than 270,090 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 367th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Eugen Goldstein ranks 366 out of 659Before him are George Francis FitzGerald, Oskar Klein, William Watson, Ányos Jedlik, Hendrik Casimir, and Hedwig Kohn. After him are John Theophilus Desaguliers, Gaspard de Prony, Louis Poinsot, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Hans Kramers, and Vladimir Chelomey.

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Among people born in 1860, Eugen Goldstein ranks 48Before him are Louis Wain, Ellen Axson Wilson, William Kennedy Dickson, Michel Zevaco, Eleonore Reuss of Köstritz, and Annie Oakley. After him are Christen C. Raunkiær, James McKeen Cattell, Walter Sickert, Friedrich Naumann, Sergey Sazonov, and Sunanda Kumariratana. Among people deceased in 1930, Eugen Goldstein ranks 39Before him are Emil Krebs, Luigi Facta, Vasily Bartold, Eduard Meyer, Jeppe Aakjær, and Vladimir Arsenyev. After him are Eric Lemming, Lon Chaney, Paul Émile Appell, Richard Wilhelm, Theodor Nöldeke, and Frank P. Ramsey.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Eugen Goldstein ranks 387 out of 930Before him are Hyacinth of Poland (1185), Israel Joshua Singer (1893), Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702), Jan Zamoyski (1542), Yehuda Ashlag (1886), and George Adamski (1891). After him are Gustav Flatow (1875), Friedrich Graf von Wrangel (1784), Paweł Pawlikowski (null), Stanisław Przybyszewski (1868), Emil Leon Post (1897), and Kazimierz Fajans (1887).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Eugen Goldstein ranks 12Before him are Rudolf Clausius (1822), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Joseph Rotblat (1908), and Leopold Infeld (1898). After him are Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), Hagen Kleinert (1941), Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803), and Max Abraham (1875).

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