Frédéric Joliot-Curie

1900 - 1958

Frédéric Joliot-Curie

Jean Frédéric Joliot-Curie (French: [fʁedeʁik ʒɔljo kyʁi]; né Joliot; 19 March 1900 – 14 August 1958) was a French physicist, husband of Irène Joliot-Curie with whom he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of artificial radioactivity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frédéric Joliot-Curie has received more than 420,084 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 51st most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Frédéric Joliot-Curie ranks 51 out of 659Before him are Thomas Young, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Léon Foucault, Andrei Sakharov, James Chadwick, and Christian Doppler. After him are Wilhelm Wien, Max Born, Hermann von Helmholtz, Otto von Guericke, William Gilbert, and Gustav Ludwig Hertz.

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Among people born in 1900, Frédéric Joliot-Curie ranks 10Before him are Erich Fromm, Martin Bormann, Luis Buñuel, Chiune Sugihara, Wolfgang Pauli, and Hans-Georg Gadamer. After him are Hans Frank, Adolf Dassler, Dennis Gabor, Spencer Tracy, Charles Francis Richter, and Vasily Chuikov. Among people deceased in 1958, Frédéric Joliot-Curie ranks 4Before him are Pope Pius XII, Imre Nagy, and Wolfgang Pauli. After him are Rosalind Franklin, John B. Watson, Roger Martin du Gard, Clinton Davisson, Ernest Lawrence, Kurt Alder, Maurice de Vlaminck, and Milutin Milanković.

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In France

Among people born in France, Frédéric Joliot-Curie ranks 229 out of 4,109Before him are Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count of Anjou (1113), John II of France (1319), Pope Leo IX (1002), Colette (1873), Georges Clemenceau (1841), and Gustave Le Bon (1841). After him are Philip V of France (1293), François Boucher (1703), Alfred Dreyfus (1859), Gérard Depardieu (1948), Madame du Barry (1743), and Richard II of England (1367).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Frédéric Joliot-Curie ranks 8Before him are Pierre Curie (1859), Henri Becquerel (1852), Henry Cavendish (1731), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Louis de Broglie (1892), and Léon Foucault (1819). After him are Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792), Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), François Arago (1786), Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), and Alfred Kastler (1902).

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