PHYSICIST

Igor Tamm

1895 - 1971

Igor Tamm

Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (Russian: И́горь Евге́ньевич Тамм, IPA: [ˈiɡərʲ jɪvˈɡʲenʲjɪvitɕ ˈtam] (listen); 8 July 1895 – 12 April 1971) was a Soviet physicist who received the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov and Ilya Mikhailovich Frank, for their 1934 discovery of Cherenkov radiation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Igor Tamm has received more than 143,431 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 124th most popular physicist.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.79

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Igor Tamm ranks 123 out of 659Before him are Edward Victor Appleton, Alfred Kastler, Hans Geiger, Ernst Abbe, Peter Grünberg, and Walter Houser Brattain. After him are Ernst Ruska, John Robert Schrieffer, Jean-Baptiste Biot, Simon van der Meer, Johann Jakob Balmer, and François Englert.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1895, Igor Tamm ranks 28Before him are Henrik Dam, Zog I of Albania, Dolores Ibárruri, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Cemal Gürsel, and Sergei Yesenin. After him are Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Éluard, Gerhard Domagk, Anastas Mikoyan, Folke Bernadotte, and László Moholy-Nagy. Among people deceased in 1971, Igor Tamm ranks 14Before him are Audie Murphy, François Duvalier, Fernandel, Lawrence Bragg, Paul Karrer, and Harold Lloyd. After him are Theodor Svedberg, Giorgos Seferis, Lin Biao, Arne Jacobsen, Arne Tiselius, and Wilhelm List.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Igor Tamm ranks 149 out of 2,050Before him are Sergei Yesenin (1895), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Alexei Kosygin (1904), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Stenka Razin (1630), and Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795). After him are Nikolai Bulganin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Alexei Rykov (1881), Tokhtamysh (1342), Sergei Diaghilev (1872), and Dmitry Donskoy (1350).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Igor Tamm ranks 7Before him are Gustav Kirchhoff (1824), Andrei Sakharov (1921), Wilhelm Wien (1864), Mikhail Lomonosov (1711), Pavel Cherenkov (1904), and Arnold Sommerfeld (1868). After him are Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928), Ilya Frank (1908), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Igor Kurchatov (1903), Nikolay Basov (1922), and Vitaly Ginzburg (1916).

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