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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 160,673 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). James Jeans is the 323rd most popular physicist (down from 315th in 2019), the 1,190th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,169th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, James Jeans ranks 323 out of 717Before him are Otto Schmidt, Daniel C. Tsui, Qian Xuesen, Christoph Scheiner, John Mauchly, and Yakov Zeldovich. After him are Frank Wilczek, Bruno Pontecorvo, Gaston Planté, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Pascual Jordan, and August Kundt.

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Among people born in 1877, James Jeans ranks 43Before him are Otto Gross, Henry Norris Russell, Isabelle Eberhardt, Ananda Coomaraswamy, Alben W. Barkley, and Endre Ady. After him are Raymond Roussel, Sadao Araki, Vasil Kolarov, Jesse Livermore, Chaim Rumkowski, and Herbert Pitman. Among people deceased in 1946, James Jeans ranks 60Before him are Clemens August Graf von Galen, Anton Mussert, Hisaichi Terauchi, Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Henry Bergman, and Carl Schuhmann. After him are Miroslav Filipović, Max Koegel, Arthur Greiser, Jeanne Lanvin, Jenny-Wanda Barkmann, and Infanta María de la Paz of Spain.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, James Jeans ranks 1,190 out of 7,765Before him are Joan of Kent (1328), Greer Garson (1904), Thomas Hodgkin (1798), Nicko McBrain (1952), William Parsons, 3rd Earl of Rosse (1800), and Dave Murray (1956). After him are Hudson Taylor (1832), Fraser Stoddart (1942), Don Airey (1948), Michael Moorcock (1939), Henry Walter Bates (1825), and Marc Bolan (1947).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, James Jeans ranks 43Before him are Brian Josephson (1940), Freeman Dyson (1923), Peter Mansfield (1933), William Whewell (1794), Stephen Hales (1677), and John Stewart Bell (1928). After him are William Sturgeon (1783), John Henry Poynting (1852), Duncan Haldane (1951), William Watson (1715), John Kerr (1824), and Louis Harold Gray (1905).