François Englert

1932 - Today

François Englert

François, Baron Englert (French: [ɑ̃ɡlɛʁ]; born 6 November 1932) is a Belgian theoretical physicist and 2013 Nobel prize laureate. He is Professor emeritus at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) where he is member of the Service de Physique Théorique. He is also a Sackler Professor by Special Appointment in the School of Physics and Astronomy at Tel Aviv University and a member of the Institute for Quantum Studies at Chapman University in California. He was awarded the 2010 J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics (with Gerry Guralnik, C. R. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of François Englert has received more than 191,326 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 130th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, François Englert ranks 129 out of 659Before him are Igor Tamm, Ernst Ruska, John Robert Schrieffer, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Simon van der Meer, and Johann Jakob Balmer. After him are Karl Schwarzschild, Ben Roy Mottelson, Joseph Henry, Willard Boyle, Paul Langevin, and Frits Zernike.

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Among people born in 1932, François Englert ranks 21Before him are Glenn Gould, Gerhard Richter, Soraya Esfandiary-Bakhtiary, Camilo Cienfuegos, Fernando Botero, and Víctor Jara. After him are Anouk Aimée, Anthony Perkins, Miriam Makeba, Michel Legrand, Sylvia Plath, and Ted Kennedy.

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In Belgium

Among people born in Belgium, François Englert ranks 59 out of 658Before him are Hugo van der Goes (1440), Jules Bordet (1870), Isabella of Austria (1501), Johann Tserclaes, Count of Tilly (1559), Johannes Ockeghem (1410), and Jacob Jordaens (1593). After him are Paul-Henri Spaak (1899), Carlota of Mexico (1840), Father Damien (1840), Herman Van Rompuy (1947), Jan Baptist van Helmont (1580), and Henri La Fontaine (1854).

Among PHYSICISTS In Belgium

Among physicists born in Belgium, François Englert ranks 2Before him are Georges Lemaître (1894). After him are Joseph Plateau (1801), Étienne-Gaspard Robert (1763), and Théophile de Donder (1872).

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