Friedrich Waismann

1896 - 1959

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Friedrich Waismann (German: [ˈvaɪsman]; 21 March 1896 – 4 November 1959) was an Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Waismann has received more than 44,414 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Friedrich Waismann is the 606th most popular mathematician (up from 610th in 2019), the 692nd most popular biography from Austria and the 12th most popular Austrian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Friedrich Waismann ranks 606 out of 828Before him are G. I. Taylor, Robert Axelrod, Ennio de Giorgi, Boris Delaunay, Jan Śniadecki, and Carl Størmer. After him are Ilya Piatetski-Shapiro, Lady Byron, Lewis Fry Richardson, Pyotr Novikov, Edward Routh, and Yuri Manin.

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Among people born in 1896, Friedrich Waismann ranks 157Before him are Ivan Merz, Lilia Skala, Dodie Smith, Esteban Canal, Barbara La Marr, and Vasily Gordov. After him are Roger Sessions, Gerhard Fieseler, Philippe Étancelin, Steponas Darius, Kostas Karyotakis, and Tommy Johnson. Among people deceased in 1959, Friedrich Waismann ranks 121Before him are Benjamin Christensen, Vincent Richards, Ali-Akbar Dehkhoda, Mutara III Rudahigwa, Boris Eikhenbaum, and Roald Larsen. After him are Kathryn Adams, Jean Grémillon, Blind Willie McTell, Jacob Epstein, Edith Clarke, and Preston Sturges.

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Among people born in Austria, Friedrich Waismann ranks 692 out of 1,075Before him are Georg Braun (1907), Fritz Wotruba (1907), Monica Bleibtreu (1944), Fritzi Burger (1910), H. C. Artmann (1921), and Alois Mock (1934). After him are Franz Steindachner (1834), Willy Böckl (1893), Alfred Berger (1894), Christian Kern (1966), Karl Sesta (1906), and Josef Uridil (1895).


Among mathematicians born in Austria, Friedrich Waismann ranks 12Before him are Georg Alexander Pick (1859), Hans Hahn (1879), Philipp Frank (1884), Karl Menger (1902), Hermann Bondi (1919), and Otto E. Neugebauer (1899). After him are Walter Rudin (1921) and Helena Rasiowa (1917).