Gabriel Lippmann

1845 - 1921

Gabriel Lippmann

Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel Lippmann (16 August 1845 – 13 July 1921) was a Franco-Luxembourgish physicist and inventor, and Nobel laureate in physics for his method of reproducing colours photographically based on the phenomenon of interference. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gabriel Lippmann has received more than 178,218 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 59th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Gabriel Lippmann ranks 59 out of 659Before him are Max Born, Hermann von Helmholtz, Otto von Guericke, William Gilbert, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, and Otto Stern. After him are Robert Andrews Millikan, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Mikhail Lomonosov, Johannes Stark, Carl David Anderson, and J. Robert Oppenheimer.

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Among people born in 1845, Gabriel Lippmann ranks 7Before him are Alexander III of Russia, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Georg Cantor, Wilhelm Röntgen, Gabriel Fauré, and George I of Greece. After him are Élie Metchnikoff, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Amadeo I of Spain, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Carl Spitteler, and Abai Qunanbaiuly. Among people deceased in 1921, Gabriel Lippmann ranks 4Before him are Camille Saint-Saëns, Enrico Caruso, and Peter Kropotkin. After him are Peter I of Serbia, John Boyd Dunlop, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Talaat Pasha, Carl Menger, Antoni Grabowski, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and Nicholas I of Montenegro.

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In Luxembourg

Among people born in Luxembourg, Gabriel Lippmann ranks 3 out of 52Before him are Robert Schuman (1886) and John of Bohemia (1296). After him are Jean-Claude Juncker (1954), Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1921), Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1896), Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1955), Étienne Lenoir (1822), Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (1894), Jacques Santer (1937), Jules A. Hoffmann (1941), and Ernst von Mansfeld (1580).

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Among physicists born in Luxembourg, Gabriel Lippmann ranks 1

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