Jean-Antoine Nollet

1700 - 1770

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Jean-Antoine Nollet (French: [ʒɑ̃ ɑ̃twan nole]; 19 November 1700 – 25 April 1770) was a French clergyman and physicist who did a number of experiments with electricity and discovered osmosis. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Antoine Nollet has received more than 68,158 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Jean-Antoine Nollet is the 305th most popular physicist (down from 295th in 2019), the 1,629th most popular biography from France (down from 1,405th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular French Physicist.

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Among physicists, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 305 out of 721Before him are John Robert Schrieffer, Daniel C. Tsui, William Whewell, Yakov Zeldovich, Galileo Ferraris, and Félix Savart. After him are Qian Xuesen, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Yuri Oganessian, John Mauchly, Bruno Pontecorvo, and John Stewart Bell.

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Among people born in 1700, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 9Before him are Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, Nicolaus Zinzendorf, Francesco Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Ewald Georg von Kleist. After him are Gerard van Swieten, Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, Johann Christoph Gottsched, Clemens August of Bavaria, Baji Rao I, and Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau. Among people deceased in 1770, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 8Before him are Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Giuseppe Tartini, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, Suzuki Harunobu, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Thomas Chatterton. After him are Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo, George Grenville, George Whitefield, James Stirling, Francesco Araja, and Charles Avison.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 1,629 out of 5,234Before him are Alphonse Borrelly (1842), Georges Delerue (1925), Félix Savart (1791), Georges Bidault (1899), André Martinet (1908), and Amadeus VII, Count of Savoy (1360). After him are Paloma Picasso (1949), Petrus Peregrinus de Maricourt (1240), Étienne Marcel (1315), Jean Charles Athanase Peltier (1785), Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon (1693), and Frederick Michael, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken (1724).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 32Before him are Edme Mariotte (1620), Pierre Louis Dulong (1785), Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754), Gérard Mourou (1944), Jean-Charles de Borda (1733), and Félix Savart (1791). After him are Jean Charles Athanase Peltier (1785), Paul-Jacques Curie (1855), Charles Fabry (1867), Léon Brillouin (1889), Henri Pitot (1695), and Marguerite Perey (1909).