James Jeans

1877 - 1946

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Sir James Hopwood Jeans (11 September 1877 – 16 September 1946) was an English physicist, astronomer and mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Jeans has received more than 102,055 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia. James Jeans is the 315th most popular physicist (up from 317th in 2019), the 1,170th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,103rd in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, James Jeans ranks 315 out of 721Before him are John Mauchly, Bruno Pontecorvo, John Stewart Bell, Otto Schmidt, Jagadish Chandra Bose, and Paul-Jacques Curie. After him are Luis Walter Alvarez, Charles Fabry, Moritz von Jacobi, Pascual Jordan, Gerard 't Hooft, and Christoph Scheiner.

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Among people born in 1877, James Jeans ranks 40Before him are Ernst von Dohnányi, Rudolf Hilferding, Ulrich Salchow, Raymond Roussel, Emil Abderhalden, and Vasil Kolarov. After him are Sadao Araki, Frank Marshall, Endre Ady, Edmund Landau, Ivy Lee, and Isabelle Eberhardt. Among people deceased in 1946, James Jeans ranks 56Before him are Per Albin Hansson, Gustav Noske, Alfred Stieglitz, Hisaichi Terauchi, Miroslav Filipović, and Marcel Petiot. After him are Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Karl Eberhard Schöngarth, Rüdiger von der Goltz, Max Koegel, Arthur Greiser, and Mihai Antonescu.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Jeans ranks 1,170 out of 6,924Before him are Clive Granger (1934), John Hunter (1728), Robert Fludd (1574), John Lindley (1799), Patrick Macnee (1922), and John Entwistle (1944). After him are Mary Dyer (1611), John Webster (1578), Jethro Tull (1674), Jack Phillips (1887), William Cecil, 1st Baron Burghley (1520), and Frank Lampard (1978).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, James Jeans ranks 43Before him are Andrew Huxley (1917), Brian Josephson (1940), Charles Wheatstone (1802), Stephen Hales (1677), William Whewell (1794), and John Stewart Bell (1928). After him are J. Michael Kosterlitz (1943), John Henry Poynting (1852), William Sturgeon (1783), William Watson (1715), Louis Harold Gray (1905), and G. M. B. Dobson (1889).