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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 121,876 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis is the 65th most popular physicist (up from 75th in 2019), the 339th most popular biography from France (up from 384th 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, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 65 out of 717Before him are Rudolf Clausius, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Mikhail Lomonosov, Peter Debye, Maria Goeppert Mayer, and Lev Landau. After him are Otto Stern, Robert Andrews Millikan, Emil Lenz, Roger Penrose, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, and John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh.

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Among people born in 1792, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 4Before him are Gioachino Rossini, Pope Pius IX, and Percy Bysshe Shelley. After him are Nikolai Lobachevsky, William II of the Netherlands, John Herschel, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, Karl Ernst von Baer, Alexander Ypsilantis, Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen. Among people deceased in 1843, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 3Before him are Friedrich Hölderlin and William I of the Netherlands. After him are Samuel Hahnemann, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Theodoros Kolokotronis, Joseph Lanner, Marie Anne Lenormand, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Sequoyah, Peter Wittgenstein, and Charles Macintosh.

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In France

Among people born in France, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 339 out of 6,011Before him are Robert Guiscard (1016), Jean-Baptiste Say (1767), Mireille Mathieu (1946), Philippe II, Duke of Orléans (1674), Diane de Poitiers (1499), and Jean Renoir (1894). After him are Elisabeth of France (1602), Raymond Poincaré (1860), Charles, Count of Valois (1270), Maurice Merleau-Ponty (1908), Jean Arp (1886), and Gustave Moreau (1826).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis ranks 9Before him are Henri Becquerel (1852), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Henry Cavendish (1731), Louis de Broglie (1892), Léon Foucault (1819), and Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900). After him are Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), Paul Langevin (1872), Hippolyte Fizeau (1819), Alfred Kastler (1902), Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), and François Arago (1786).