G. I. Taylor

1886 - 1975

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Sir Geoffrey Ingram Taylor OM FRS FRSE (7 March 1886 – 27 June 1975) was a British physicist and mathematician, and a major figure in fluid dynamics and wave theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of G. I. Taylor has received more than 133,257 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). G. I. Taylor is the 600th most popular mathematician (up from 611th in 2019), the 2,854th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,802nd in 2019) and the 68th most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, G. I. Taylor ranks 600 out of 828Before him are Suzan Kahramaner, Claude Chevalley, Arthur Moritz Schoenflies, Paul du Bois-Reymond, Carl Neumann, and Aleksey Krylov. After him are Robert Axelrod, Ennio de Giorgi, Boris Delaunay, Jan Śniadecki, Carl Størmer, and Friedrich Waismann.

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Among people born in 1886, G. I. Taylor ranks 172Before him are Ludwig Bieberbach, Friedebert Tuglas, Paul Paray, Hidetsugu Yagi, Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman, and Boris Eikhenbaum. After him are Aleksei Kruchyonykh, Manuel Bandeira, Tomás Romero Pereira, John Cromwell, Kálmán Darányi, and Arthur Russell. Among people deceased in 1975, G. I. Taylor ranks 146Before him are Edmundo Piaggio, George Marshall, Minas Avetisyan, Nilo Murtinho Braga, Larry Fine, and Mikhail Yegorov. After him are Constantinos Apostolou Doxiadis, Fritz Wotruba, Willy Böckl, Paul Verhoeven, Pyotr Novikov, and Arvo Askola.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, G. I. Taylor ranks 2,854 out of 6,924Before him are Paul Simonon (1955), George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718), Rory McCann (1969), Ben Whishaw (1980), Mel B (1975), and William Withering (1741). After him are Eric Drummond, 7th Earl of Perth (1876), Dennis Stratton (1952), Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844), Guy Carleton, 1st Baron Dorchester (1724), Arthur Ransome (1884), and Philip Reeve (1966).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, G. I. Taylor ranks 68Before him are Robert Simson (1687), William Burnside (1852), Harold Scott MacDonald Coxeter (1907), Paul Bernays (1888), John Lennox (1943), and Sydney Chapman (1888). After him are Lady Byron (1792), Lewis Fry Richardson (1881), William Whiston (1667), Douglas Hartree (1897), Peter Tait (1831), and James Whitbread Lee Glaisher (1848).