Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

1853 - 1926

Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

Professor Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, (21 September 1853 – 21 February 1926) was a Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate. He exploited the Hampson–Linde cycle to investigate how materials behave when cooled to nearly absolute zero and later to liquefy helium for the first time, in 1908. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heike Kamerlingh Onnes has received more than 235,055 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 46th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes ranks 46 out of 659Before him are Wilhelm Röntgen, Ernst Mach, Pieter Zeeman, Lise Meitner, Wolfgang Pauli, and Thomas Young. After him are Léon Foucault, Andrei Sakharov, James Chadwick, Christian Doppler, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, and Wilhelm Wien.

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Among people born in 1853, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes ranks 4Before him are Vincent van Gogh, Cecil Rhodes, and Hendrik Lorentz. After him are Wilhelm Ostwald, Chulalongkorn, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Carl Larsson, José Martí, Aleksei Brusilov, Ferdinand Hodler, and Albrecht Kossel. Among people deceased in 1926, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes ranks 6Before him are Claude Monet, Antoni Gaudí, Rainer Maria Rilke, Mehmed VI, and Harry Houdini. After him are Rudolf Christoph Eucken, Emperor Taishō, Felix Dzerzhinsky, Camillo Golgi, Rudolph Valentino, and Mary Cassatt.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes ranks 26 out of 908Before him are Rutger Hauer (1944), Willem Barentsz (1550), Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (1852), Pieter Zeeman (1865), and William III of England (1650). After him are Juliana of the Netherlands (1909), Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880), Rinus Michels (1928), Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1165), André Rieu (1949), and Johan Huizinga (1872).

Among PHYSICISTS In Netherlands

Among physicists born in Netherlands, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes ranks 6Before him are Christiaan Huygens (1629), Hendrik Lorentz (1853), Daniel Bernoulli (1700), Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), and Pieter Zeeman (1865). After him are Peter Debye (1884), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Simon van der Meer (1925), Frits Zernike (1888), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), and Gerard 't Hooft (1946).