Gustav Ludwig Hertz

1887 - 1975

Gustav Ludwig Hertz

Gustav Ludwig Hertz (German: [ˈɡʊs.taf ˈluːt.vɪç hɛʁt͡s] (listen); 22 July 1887 – 30 October 1975) was a German experimental physicist and Nobel Prize winner for his work on inelastic electron collisions in gases, and a nephew of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gustav Ludwig Hertz has received more than 140,580 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 57th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Gustav Ludwig Hertz ranks 57 out of 659Before him are Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Wilhelm Wien, Max Born, Hermann von Helmholtz, Otto von Guericke, and William Gilbert. After him are Otto Stern, Gabriel Lippmann, Robert Andrews Millikan, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Mikhail Lomonosov, and Johannes Stark.

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Among people born in 1887, Gustav Ludwig Hertz ranks 12Before him are Erich von Manstein, Charles I of Austria, Srinivasa Ramanujan, Ernst Röhm, Padre Pio, and Bernard Montgomery. After him are Wilhelm Canaris, Vidkun Quisling, Arthur Rubinstein, Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, Jozef Tiso, and Juan Gris. Among people deceased in 1975, Gustav Ludwig Hertz ranks 10Before him are Dmitri Shostakovich, Ivo Andrić, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Haile Selassie, Aristotle Onassis, and Otto Skorzeny. After him are Umm Kulthum, Josephine Baker, Mikhail Bakhtin, Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Arnold J. Toynbee, and George Paget Thomson.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Gustav Ludwig Hertz ranks 185 out of 3,763Before him are Jacob Grimm (1785), George II of Great Britain (1683), Friedrich Ebert (1871), Otto von Guericke (1602), Karl Liebknecht (1871), and Justus von Liebig (1803). After him are Edith Stein (1891), Johann Friedrich Herbart (1776), Conrad III of Germany (1093), Otto III, Holy Roman Emperor (980), Saint Ursula (400), and Princess Sophie of Bavaria (1805).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Gustav Ludwig Hertz ranks 9Before him are Werner Heisenberg (1901), Georg Ohm (1789), Heinrich Hertz (1857), Wilhelm Röntgen (1845), Hermann von Helmholtz (1821), and Otto von Guericke (1602). After him are Johannes Stark (1874), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), Max von Laue (1879), Carl Zeiss (1816), Joseph von Fraunhofer (1787), and James Franck (1882).

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