Henryk Arctowski

1871 - 1958

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Henryk Arctowski (15 July 1871 – 21 February 1958; Polish pronunciation: [ˈxɛnrɨk art͡sˈtɔfskʲi]), born Henryk Artzt, was a Polish scientist and explorer. Living in exile for a large part of his life, he was one of the first persons to winter in Antarctica and became an internationally renowned meteorologist. He was instrumental in restoring Polish independence after the First World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henryk Arctowski has received more than 51,073 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Henryk Arctowski is the 45th most popular geologist (down from 39th in 2019), the 809th most popular biography from Poland and the 2nd most popular Polish Geologist.

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Among geologists, Henryk Arctowski ranks 45 out of 60Before him are Ferdinand Zirkel, Léon Teisserenc de Bort, Giovanni Arduino, Julius von Haast, Alexander Karpinsky, and Niles Eldredge. After him are James Hall, M. King Hubbert, Hugo Benioff, Walter Alvarez, Daniel Barringer, and Charles Lapworth.

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Among people born in 1871, Henryk Arctowski ranks 111Before him are Thekla Resvoll, Joaquín Chapaprieta, Jan Kotěra, Bodil Katharine Biørn, Jacob Ellehammer, and Richard Gunn. After him are Lottie Dod, Federigo Enriques, Emiliano Chamorro Vargas, Vatslav Vorovsky, Arthur Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby of Shulbrede, and Walter Breisky. Among people deceased in 1958, Henryk Arctowski ranks 116Before him are Gustaf Söderström, Geoff Bent, Karl Lashley, Nikolay Zabolotsky, Douglas Mawson, and Douglas Hartree. After him are Robert Lindsay, Norman Bel Geddes, Peter Whitehead, Cyril M. Kornbluth, Petr Bezruč, and Bhagwan Das.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Henryk Arctowski ranks 809 out of 1,231Before him are Paul Gordan (1837), Jędrzej Moraczewski (1870), Willibald Alexis (1798), Klaus Hänsch (1938), Marie Rambert (1888), and Józef Szmidt (1935). After him are Walter Krueger (1881), Lothar Bolz (1903), Joanna Pacuła (1957), Kornel Morawiecki (1941), Helena Rakoczy (1921), and Harry Winter (1914).

Among GEOLOGISTS In Poland

Among geologists born in Poland, Henryk Arctowski ranks 2Before him are Abraham Gottlob Werner (1749).