Georgy Flyorov

1913 - 1990

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Georgii Nikolayevich Flyorov (also spelled Flerov, Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Флёров, IPA: [gʲɪˈorgʲɪj nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvʲɪtɕ ˈflʲɵrəf]; 2 March 1913 – 19 November 1990) was a Soviet physicist who is known for his discovery of spontaneous fission and his important contribution towards the crystallography and material science, for which, he was honored with many awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Flyorov has received more than 184,500 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Georgy Flyorov is the 380th most popular physicist (up from 398th in 2019), the 656th most popular biography from Russia (up from 777th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Russian Physicist.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Over the past year Georgy Flyorov has had the most page views in the with 40,604 views, followed by Russian (22,431), and Chinese (2,812). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Azerbaijani (205.52%), Thai (151.78%), and Slovenian (104.39%)


Among physicists, Georgy Flyorov ranks 380 out of 851Before him are Jurij Vega, Homi J. Bhabha, Peter Mansfield, John Mauchly, Nathan Rosen, and Ralph Asher Alpher. After him are Duncan Haldane, Hiroshi Amano, Oskar Klein, Christopher Polhem, Sameera Moussa, and Robert Brout.

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Among people born in 1913, Georgy Flyorov ranks 96Before him are Pierre Werner, Mary Leakey, Franck Pourcel, Alexander Marinesko, Willi Hennig, and Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark. After him are Álvaro Cunhal, Lucien Goldmann, Maurice Wilkes, Alan Ladd, José Sánchez del Río, and Neelam Sanjiva Reddy. Among people deceased in 1990, Georgy Flyorov ranks 74Before him are Dexter Gordon, Edmund Conen, Curtis LeMay, Halston, Hussein Onn, and Manuel Puig. After him are Nina Kulagina, Sergei Dovlatov, Joan Bennett, Taro Kagawa, Attilio Demaría, and Ronald Evans.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Georgy Flyorov ranks 656 out of 3,761Before him are Taihō Kōki (1940), Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov (1859), Aleksandr Mikhailovich of Tver (1301), Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Khertek Anchimaa-Toka (1912), and Dietrich von Saucken (1892). After him are Nina Kulagina (1926), Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich of Russia (1861), Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922), Sergey Surovikin (1966), Praskovia Saltykova (1664), and Konstantin Pobedonostsev (1827).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Georgy Flyorov ranks 18Before him are Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Vitaly Ginzburg (1916), Alexey Ekimov (1945), Yuri Oganessian (1933), Andre Geim (1958), and Vladimir Shukhov (1853). After him are Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891), Yulii Khariton (1904), Anatoli Bugorski (1942), Vladimir Fock (1898), George Volkoff (1914), and Boris Podolsky (1896).