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Hideki Yukawa

1907 - 1981

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Hideki Yukawa (湯川 秀樹, Yukawa Hideki, 23 January 1907 – 8 September 1981) was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate for his prediction of the pi meson, or pion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hideki Yukawa has received more than 343,674 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 74 in 2019). Hideki Yukawa is the 141st most popular physicist (up from 161st in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Japan (up from 85th in 2019) and the most popular Japanese Physicist.

Hideki Yukawa was a Japanese theoretical physicist who is most famous for his theory of mesons. He also predicted the existence of quarks.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Hideki Yukawa ranks 141 out of 717Before him are Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Albert Fert, François Englert, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Jacques Charles, and Frits Zernike. After him are Robert Coleman Richardson, Felix Bloch, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Karl Schwarzschild, Hans Bethe, and William Shockley.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1907, Hideki Yukawa ranks 24Before him are Lin Biao, John Bowlby, Robert A. Heinlein, Frank Whittle, Nikolaas Tinbergen, and Hans Selye. After him are Horst Wessel, Fred Zinnemann, Bhagat Singh, François Duvalier, Sister Lúcia, and Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia. Among people deceased in 1981, Hideki Yukawa ranks 14Before him are William Wyler, Max Euwe, Soong Ching-ling, Frederica of Hanover, Hans Adolf Krebs, and William Holden. After him are René Clair, Béla Guttmann, Marcel Breuer, Odd Hassel, Joe Louis, and Harold Urey.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Hideki Yukawa ranks 72 out of 6,048Before him are Liv Ullmann (1938), Uesugi Kenshin (1530), Date Masamune (1567), Kazuo Ishiguro (1954), Fumio Kishida (1957), and Sonny Chiba (1939). After him are Kenzō Tange (1913), Tōgō Heihachirō (1848), Shirō Ishii (1892), Emperor Go-Momozono (1758), Tokugawa Yoshinobu (1837), and Kenji Mizoguchi (1898).

Among PHYSICISTS In Japan

Among physicists born in Japan, Hideki Yukawa ranks 1After him are Isamu Akasaki (1929), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), Yoichiro Nambu (1921), Masatoshi Koshiba (1926), Leo Esaki (1925), Makoto Kobayashi (1944), Toshihide Maskawa (1940), Shuji Nakamura (1954), Hantaro Nagaoka (1865), Yoshio Nishina (1890), and Hiroshi Amano (1960).