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Hendrik Casimir

1909 - 2000

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Hendrik Brugt Gerhard Casimir (15 July 1909 – 4 May 2000) was a Dutch physicist best known for his research on the two-fluid model of superconductors (together with C. J. Gorter) in 1934 and the Casimir effect (together with D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hendrik Casimir has received more than 114,339 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Hendrik Casimir is the 392nd most popular physicist (down from 390th in 2019), the 321st most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 324th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Dutch Physicist.

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Among physicists, Hendrik Casimir ranks 392 out of 717Before him are Louis Poinsot, Friedrich Paschen, John Henry Poynting, Christian Bohr, Louis Paul Cailletet, and Duncan Haldane. After him are Leonard Susskind, Jacob Bekenstein, Christopher Polhem, Hantaro Nagaoka, William Watson, and Georgy Flyorov.

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Among people born in 1909, Hendrik Casimir ranks 101Before him are Nelson Algren, August Derleth, Karl Schäfer, Adib Shishakli, Isa Miranda, and André Abegglen. After him are Wolfgang Reitherman, Teiichi Matsumaru, Georg Konrad Morgen, Taqi al-Din al-Nabhani, David Riesman, and Mehmed Orhan. Among people deceased in 2000, Hendrik Casimir ranks 81Before him are Hubert Maga, Domingos da Guia, Charles M. Schulz, Yasuo Suzuki, Tito Puente, and Patrick O'Brian. After him are Prince Tomislav of Yugoslavia, Steven Runciman, Richard Farnsworth, Charles Gray, Pierre Pflimlin, and Rabah Bitat.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Hendrik Casimir ranks 321 out of 1,427Before him are Ton Koopman (1944), Jean Malouel (1370), John Goodricke (1764), Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862), Karel Doorman (1889), and Isaac Beeckman (1588). After him are Mark van Bommel (1977), Jan Gies (1905), Karel Dujardin (1622), Phillip Cocu (1970), Jan Miense Molenaer (1610), and Floris V, Count of Holland (1254).

Among PHYSICISTS In Netherlands

Among physicists born in Netherlands, Hendrik Casimir ranks 15Before him are Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Ingenhousz (1730), Gerard 't Hooft (1946), and Hans Kramers (1894). After him are Samuel Goudsmit (1902), Dirk Coster (1889), Wander Johannes de Haas (1878), Willem Hendrik Keesom (1876), Jan Burgers (1895), and Balthasar van der Pol (1889).