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 75,860 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Jean-Antoine Nollet is the 346th most popular physicist (down from 305th in 2019), the 1,946th most popular biography from France (down from 1,626th in 2019) and the 38th most popular Physicist.

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Among physicists, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 346 out of 717Before him are Ami Argand, John Theophilus Desaguliers, Heinrich Geißler, Donna Strickland, Edward Witten, and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov. After him are Henri Pitot, George Johnstone Stoney, Léon Brillouin, Galileo Ferraris, Hans Kramers, and William Sturgeon.

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Among people born in 1700, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 12Before him are Giovanni Battista Sammartini, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, Ewald Georg von Kleist, Gerard van Swieten, Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans, and Johann Christoph Gottsched. After him are Clemens August of Bavaria, Baji Rao I, Ashraf Hotak, Leopold II, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Luigi Vanvitelli, and Charles-Joseph Natoire. Among people deceased in 1770, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 9Before him are Giuseppe Tartini, Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria, Thomas Chatterton, Suzuki Harunobu, Sophie Magdalene of Brandenburg-Kulmbach, and Marie-Anne de Cupis de Camargo. After him are George Whitefield, James Stirling, George Grenville, Francesco Araja, Charles Avison, and Georg Dionysius Ehret.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 1,946 out of 6,011Before him are Jean-Pierre Jabouille (1942), Jean Castex (1965), Roland Bonaparte (1858), Louis Alexandre, Prince of Lamballe (1747), Joseph Bertrand (1822), and Guillaume de Lorris (1200). After him are Françoise Madeleine d'Orléans (1648), Sacha Distel (1933), Jules Romains (1885), Jacques Cathelineau (1759), Tony Garnier (1869), and Charles II Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers (1609).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Jean-Antoine Nollet ranks 38Before him are Jean-Charles de Borda (1733), Marguerite Perey (1909), Gaston Planté (1834), Jean Charles Athanase Peltier (1785), Félix Savart (1791), and John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683). After him are Henri Pitot (1695), Léon Brillouin (1889), Maurice de Broglie (1875), Henri Tresca (1814), Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval (1851), and Louis Poinsot (1777).