Henry Augustus Rowland

1848 - 1901

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Henry Augustus Rowland (November 27, 1848 – April 16, 1901) was an American physicist and Johns Hopkins educator. Between 1899 and 1901 he served as the first president of the American Physical Society. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Augustus Rowland has received more than 71,758 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Augustus Rowland is the 591st most popular physicist (up from 593rd in 2019), the 5,989th most popular biography from United States (up from 6,047th in 2019) and the 117th most popular Physicist.

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Among physicists, Henry Augustus Rowland ranks 591 out of 717Before him are Bill Nye, John D. Barrow, John Robison, Willem Hendrik Keesom, Georges-Louis Le Sage, and Giovanni Giorgi. After him are John Lennard-Jones, Alvin M. Weinberg, Joan Feynman, Michael Fisher, Lawrence M. Krauss, and William Astbury.

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Among people born in 1848, Henry Augustus Rowland ranks 87Before him are Maryana Marrash, Otto von Emmich, Sándor Wekerle, Lilla Cabot Perry, Otto Bütschli, and Waldemar Rosenberger. After him are Matthew Webb, Grant Allen, Oskar Lenz, Francis Davis Millet, Robert Planquette, and Jean Aicard. Among people deceased in 1901, Henry Augustus Rowland ranks 66Before him are Václav Brožík, Prince Hermann of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Giulio Bizzozero, Ghevont Alishan, Kate Greenaway, and Juan Manuel Blanes. After him are Mariano Ignacio Prado, Julius Zeyer, Peter Tait, Joseph Noel Paton, Friedrich Chrysander, and Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Augustus Rowland ranks 5,989 out of 18,182Before him are Beals Wright (1879), Zero Mostel (1915), Dorothea Klumpke (1861), Martha Jefferson (1748), Rosa Ponselle (1897), and Lee Cronbach (1916). After him are Adoniram Judson (1788), John Legend (1978), Sandy Koufax (1935), Jack Gilford (1908), Tina Fey (1970), and Big E (1986).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Henry Augustus Rowland ranks 117Before him are James Hansen (1941), Victor J. Stenger (1935), Edith Clarke (1883), Frank J. Tipler (1947), Gordon Gould (1920), and Bill Nye (1955). After him are Alvin M. Weinberg (1915), Joan Feynman (1927), Lawrence M. Krauss (1954), Harold Agnew (1921), Stuart Hameroff (1947), and Evelyn Fox Keller (1936).