Gustaf Dalén

1869 - 1937

Gustaf Dalén

Nils Gustaf Dalén (Swedish pronunciation: [ˈɡɵ̂sːtav daˈleːn] (listen); 30 November 1869 – 9 December 1937) was a Swedish Nobel Laureate and industrialist, engineer, inventor and long-term CEO of the AGA company and inventor of the AGA cooker and the Dalén light. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustaf Dalén has received more than 119,994 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 112th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Gustaf Dalén ranks 111 out of 659Before him are Augustin-Jean Fresnel, C. V. Raman, J. Hans D. Jensen, George Paget Thomson, Ernest Lawrence, and Barry Barish. After him are François Arago, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Percy Williams Bridgman, Murray Gell-Mann, Hippolyte Fizeau, and Edward Victor Appleton.

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Among people born in 1869, Gustaf Dalén ranks 11Before him are Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Neville Chamberlain, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Karl Haushofer, and Fritz Pregl. After him are Emma Goldman, Hans Spemann, Gustav Vigeland, Calouste Gulbenkian, Felix Salten, and Maud of Wales. Among people deceased in 1937, Gustaf Dalén ranks 16Before him are Erich Ludendorff, George Gershwin, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, and J. M. Barrie. After him are Gerda Taro, J. Bruce Ismay, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Karol Szymanowski, Austen Chamberlain, and Gaston Doumergue.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Gustaf Dalén ranks 56 out of 935Before him are Henning Mankell (1948), Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Anders Jonas Ångström (1814), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), and Eric XIV of Sweden (1533). After him are Dolph Lundgren (1957), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Theodor Svedberg (1884), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), and Eric IX of Sweden (1120).

Among PHYSICISTS In Sweden

Among physicists born in Sweden, Gustaf Dalén ranks 3Before him are Manne Siegbahn (1886) and Anders Jonas Ångström (1814). After him are Hannes Alfvén (1908), Kai Siegbahn (1918), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), Wilhelm Hisinger (1766), Knut Ångström (1857), and Vagn Walfrid Ekman (1874).

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