PHYSICIST

Jagadish Chandra Bose

1858 - 1937

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Sir Jagadish Chandra Bose (;, IPA: [dʒɔɡodiʃ tʃɔndro bosu]; 30 November 1858 – 23 November 1937) was a biologist, physicist, botanist and an early writer of science fiction. He pioneered the investigation of radio and microwave optics, made significant contributions to plant science, and laid the foundations of experimental science in the Indian subcontinent. IEEE named him one of the fathers of radio science. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jagadish Chandra Bose has received more than 3,940,820 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Jagadish Chandra Bose is the 313th most popular physicist (down from 289th in 2019), the 9th most popular biography from Bangladesh (down from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Bangladeshi Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Jagadish Chandra Bose ranks 313 out of 721Before him are Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Yuri Oganessian, John Mauchly, Bruno Pontecorvo, John Stewart Bell, and Otto Schmidt. After him are Paul-Jacques Curie, James Jeans, Luis Walter Alvarez, Charles Fabry, Moritz von Jacobi, and Pascual Jordan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1858, Jagadish Chandra Bose ranks 43Before him are Albrecht Penck, Princess Louise of Belgium, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, Saad Zaghloul, Michael Hainisch, and Jan Toorop. After him are Oldfield Thomas, Roland Bonaparte, Wolfgang Kapp, Remy de Gourmont, Saitō Makoto, and William Henry Pickering. Among people deceased in 1937, Jagadish Chandra Bose ranks 43Before him are Louis Vierne, Pavel Florensky, Yeghishe Charents, Bessie Smith, Georgy Pyatakov, and Andrés Nin Pérez. After him are Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, Ahmed Izzet Pasha, Max Adler, Takeo Wakabayashi, Attila József, and Chūya Nakahara.

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In Bangladesh

Among people born in Bangladesh, Jagadish Chandra Bose ranks 9 out of 43Before him are Abdul Hamid (1944), Atiśa (982), Chandragupta I (250), William Beveridge (1879), Zillur Rahman (1929), and Sheikh Hasina (1947). After him are Sri Chinmoy (1931), Anandamayi Ma (1896), Iajuddin Ahmed (1931), Ziaur Rahman (1936), Begum Rokeya (1880), and Khawaja Nazimuddin (1894).

Among PHYSICISTS In Bangladesh

Among physicists born in Bangladesh, Jagadish Chandra Bose ranks 1After him are Meghnad Saha (1893).