Franz Aepinus

1724 - 1802

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Franz Ulrich Theodor Aepinus (13 December 1724 – 10 August 1802) was a German mathematician, scientist, and natural philosopher residing in the Russian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Franz Aepinus has received more than 49,342 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Franz Aepinus is the 391st most popular physicist (down from 370th in 2019), the 2,087th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,981st in 2019) and the 57th most popular German Physicist.

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Among physicists, Franz Aepinus ranks 391 out of 851Before him are Sameera Moussa, Robert Brout, Louis Poinsot, Wolfgang Ketterle, George Johnstone Stoney, and John Henry Poynting. After him are Friedrich Paschen, Léon Brillouin, Friedrich Ernst Dorn, Edward Witten, Takaaki Kajita, and Samuel Goudsmit.

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Among people born in 1724, Franz Aepinus ranks 15Before him are Peter von Biron, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, Princess Sophie Antoinette of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Eva Ekeblad, Ernest Frederick, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, and Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are George Stubbs, Franz Anton Maulbertsch, Gottfried Heinrich Bach, Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne, Heinrich XXIV, Count Reuss of Ebersdorf, and John Smeaton. Among people deceased in 1802, Franz Aepinus ranks 16Before him are Prince Henry of Prussia, María Cayetana de Silva, 13th Duchess of Alba, Jens Juel, Jurij Vega, Giuseppe Sarti, and George Romney. After him are Luisa of Naples and Sicily, August Batsch, Johann Gottlieb Georgi, Antoine Darquier de Pellepoix, Joseph Duplessis, and Daniel Morgan.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Franz Aepinus ranks 2,087 out of 7,253Before him are Margarete Buber-Neumann (1901), Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt (1723), Erich Brandenberger (1892), Klaus Augenthaler (1957), Wolfgang Reitherman (1909), and Johann Friedrich von Brandt (1802). After him are Bernd Rosemeyer (1909), John Jacob Astor (1763), Mario Gómez (1985), Princess Elisabeth Sophie of Saxe-Altenburg (1619), Maria Riva (1924), and Erich Juskowiak (1926).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Franz Aepinus ranks 57Before him are Moritz von Jacobi (1801), Heinrich Geißler (1814), Manfred von Ardenne (1907), Johann Wilhelm Hittorf (1824), Paul Drude (1863), and Wolfgang Ketterle (1957). After him are Friedrich Paschen (1865), Rudolf Peierls (1907), Walther Gerlach (1889), Johanna Budwig (1908), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), and Heinrich Rubens (1865).