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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

1792 - 1843

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Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (French: [ɡaspaʁ ɡystav də kɔʁjɔlis]; 21 May 1792 – 19 September 1843) was a French mathematician, mechanical engineer and scientist. He is best known for his work on the supplementary forces that are detected in a rotating frame of reference, leading to the Coriolis effect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis has received more than 93,969 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia. Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis is the 75th most popular physicist (down from 71st in 2019), the 385th most popular biography from France (down from 321st in 2019) and the 9th most popular French Physicist.

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis was a French mathematician who is most famous for his work on the Coriolis effect.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 75 out of 721Before him are John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Joseph von Fraunhofer, Emil Lenz, Charles Édouard Guillaume, and Peter Higgs. After him are George Gamow, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Victor Francis Hess, Albert A. Michelson, Owen Willans Richardson, and Lawrence Bragg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1792, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 6Before him are Gioachino Rossini, Pope Pius IX, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Nikolai Lobachevsky, and John Herschel. After him are William II of the Netherlands, Karl Ernst von Baer, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Alexander Ypsilantis, Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Johan August Arfwedson. Among people deceased in 1843, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 3Before him are William I of the Netherlands and Friedrich Hölderlin. After him are Samuel Hahnemann, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Sequoyah, Joseph Lanner, Theodoros Kolokotronis, Peter Wittgenstein, Robert Southey, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, and Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 385 out of 5,234Before him are Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824), Robert I, Duke of Normandy (1010), Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809), Adolphe Thiers (1797), Jérôme Bonaparte (1784), and James I of Aragon (1208). After him are Jean-Louis Trintignant (1930), André Le Nôtre (1613), Théophile Gautier (1811), Édouard Daladier (1884), Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), and Jean Monnet (1888).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 9Before him are Pierre Curie (1859), Louis de Broglie (1892), Henry Cavendish (1731), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Léon Foucault (1819), and Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900). After him are Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Jean-Baptiste Biot (1774), Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), François Arago (1786), and Albert Fert (1938).