PHYSICIST

Georgy Flyorov

1913 - 1990

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Georgy Nikolayevich Flyorov (also spelled Flerov, Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Флёров, IPA: [gʲɪˈorgʲɪj nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvʲɪtɕ ˈflʲɵrəf]; 2 March 1913 – 19 November 1990) was a Soviet nuclear physicist who is known for his discovery of spontaneous fission and his contribution towards the physics of thermal reactions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Flyorov has received more than 119,424 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Georgy Flyorov is the 398th most popular physicist (down from 375th in 2019), the 780th most popular biography from Russia (down from 701st in 2019) and the 18th most popular Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Georgy Flyorov ranks 398 out of 717Before him are Hendrik Casimir, Leonard Susskind, Jacob Bekenstein, Christopher Polhem, Hantaro Nagaoka, and William Watson. After him are Friedrich Ernst Dorn, Victor Weisskopf, John Kerr, Hagen Kleinert, Johann Heinrich Schulze, and Walther Meissner.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1913, Georgy Flyorov ranks 114Before him are Hélio Gracie, Yasuo Suzuki, Philip Abelson, Trevor Howard, Lucien Goldmann, and Elisaveta Bykova. After him are Véra Clouzot, Nikolai Amosov, Tikhon Khrennikov, Bill Hewlett, Waldemar de Brito, and Mouloud Feraoun. Among people deceased in 1990, Georgy Flyorov ranks 83Before him are Shigeo Shingo, Arthur Kennedy, Vaso Čubrilović, Michel Leiris, Gerald Bull, and Thorbjørn Egner. After him are Semyon Kurkotkin, Xavier Cugat, Joan Bennett, Attilio Demaría, Eduard Streltsov, and Ronald Evans.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Georgy Flyorov ranks 780 out of 3,262Before him are Aleksey Arakcheyev (1769), Alexander Zinoviev (1922), Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919), Elisaveta Bykova (1913), Leonid Krasin (1870), and Ludmila Belousova (1935). After him are Semyon Kurkotkin (1917), Alexey Pajitnov (1956), Alexander Godunov (1949), Kristijonas Donelaitis (1714), Alisa Freindlich (1934), and Vladimir Kokovtsov (1853).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Georgy Flyorov ranks 18Before him are Nikolay Basov (1922), Vitaly Ginzburg (1916), Andre Geim (1958), Yuri Oganessian (1933), Vladimir Shukhov (1853), and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891). After him are Vladimir Fock (1898), Yulii Khariton (1904), Emil Wiechert (1861), Yuri Orlov (1924), Konstantin Novoselov (1974), and Boris Podolsky (1896).