Hermann von Helmholtz

1821 - 1894

Hermann von Helmholtz

Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz (31 August 1821 – 8 September 1894) was a German physicist and physician who made significant contributions in several scientific fields. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hermann von Helmholtz has received more than 673,438 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 54th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Hermann von Helmholtz ranks 54 out of 659Before him are Andrei Sakharov, James Chadwick, Christian Doppler, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Wilhelm Wien, and Max Born. After him are Otto von Guericke, William Gilbert, Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Otto Stern, Gabriel Lippmann, and Robert Andrews Millikan.

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Among people born in 1821, Hermann von Helmholtz ranks 4Before him are Fyodor Dostoevsky, Charles Baudelaire, and Gustave Flaubert. After him are Rudolf Virchow, Pafnuty Chebyshev, August Schleicher, Richard Francis Burton, Lola Montez, Luitpold, Prince Regent of Bavaria, Auguste Mariette, and Pauline Viardot. Among people deceased in 1894, Hermann von Helmholtz ranks 4Before him are Heinrich Hertz, Alexander III of Russia, and Robert Louis Stevenson. After him are Adolphe Sax, Anton Rubinstein, Marie François Sadi Carnot, Ferdinand de Lesseps, Gustave Caillebotte, Lajos Kossuth, Pafnuty Chebyshev, and Prince Philippe, Count of Paris.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Hermann von Helmholtz ranks 172 out of 3,763Before him are Ferdinand von Zeppelin (1838), Michel Ney (1769), Albert, Prince Consort (1819), Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), Emil Fischer (1852), and Frederick William II of Prussia (1744). After him are Friedrich Wöhler (1800), Gottlob Frege (1848), Hans Frank (1900), Magda Goebbels (1901), Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia (1361), and Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Hermann von Helmholtz ranks 7Before him are Albert Einstein (1879), Max Planck (1858), Werner Heisenberg (1901), Georg Ohm (1789), Heinrich Hertz (1857), and Wilhelm Röntgen (1845). After him are Otto von Guericke (1602), Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887), Johannes Stark (1874), Wilhelm Eduard Weber (1804), Max von Laue (1879), and Carl Zeiss (1816).

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