Heinrich Gustav Magnus

1802 - 1870

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Heinrich Gustav Magnus (German pronunciation: [ˈhaɪnʁɪç ˈɡʊsta(ː)f ˈma(ː)ɡnʊs]; 2 May 1802 – 4 April 1870) was a notable German experimental scientist. His training was mostly in chemistry but his later research was mostly in physics. He spent the great bulk of his career at the University of Berlin, where he is remembered for his laboratory teaching as much as for his original research. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinrich Gustav Magnus has received more than 61,289 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Heinrich Gustav Magnus is the 158th most popular chemist (down from 156th in 2019), the 913th most popular biography from Germany (up from 972nd in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Chemist.

Heinrich Gustav Magnus was a German physicist who was most famous for his work on the Magnus effect.

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Among chemists, Heinrich Gustav Magnus ranks 158 out of 509Before him are Stanley Miller, Paul Flory, Harry Kroto, George Andrew Olah, John Frederic Daniell, and Wilfrid Voynich. After him are Satoshi Ōmura, Akira Suzuki, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Paul D. Boyer, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, and Nicolas Leblanc.

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Among people born in 1802, Heinrich Gustav Magnus ranks 11Before him are Lajos Kossuth, János Bolyai, Miguel I of Portugal, Elias Lönnrot, Wilhelm Hauff, and Charles Wheatstone. After him are Antoine Jérôme Balard, Germain Henri Hess, Pavel Nakhimov, Louis-Eugène Cavaignac, Husein Gradaščević, and Nikolaus Lenau. Among people deceased in 1870, Heinrich Gustav Magnus ranks 14Before him are Alexander Herzen, Francisco Solano López, Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany, Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Ferdinand von Wrangel, and Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer. After him are Princess Louise of Prussia, Gabriel Lamé, Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia, Saverio Mercadante, Ignaz Moscheles, and Juan Prim, 1st Count of Reus.

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Among people born in Germany, Heinrich Gustav Magnus ranks 913 out of 6,142Before him are Louis I, Duke of Bavaria (1173), Tannhäuser (1205), Duchess Maria Antonia of Bavaria (1724), Princess Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt (1754), Dorothea of Brandenburg (1430), and William II of Württemberg (1848). After him are Emmy Göring (1893), Emanuel Schikaneder (1751), Ernst Heinrich Weber (1795), Leopold I, Margrave of Austria (940), Walter Hallstein (1901), and Ralf Rangnick (1958).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Heinrich Gustav Magnus ranks 33Before him are Georg Ernst Stahl (1659), Joachim Sauer (1949), Ernst Chain (1906), Ernst Otto Fischer (1918), Fritz Strassmann (1902), and Hennig Brand (1630). After him are Hans von Euler-Chelpin (1873), Robert Huber (1937), August Wilhelm von Hofmann (1818), Georg Wittig (1897), Joachim Frank (1940), and Gerhard Herzberg (1904).