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Jean-Charles de Borda

1733 - 1799

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Jean-Charles, chevalier de Borda (4 May 1733 – 19 February 1799) was a French mathematician, physicist, and Navy officer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jean-Charles de Borda has received more than 77,601 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Jean-Charles de Borda is the 308th most popular physicist (down from 292nd in 2019), the 1,576th most popular biography from France (down from 1,497th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular French Physicist.

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Among physicists, Jean-Charles de Borda ranks 308 out of 717Before him are Hélène Langevin-Joliot, Friedrich Hund, Kenneth G. Wilson, Edmond Becquerel, Horst Ludwig Störmer, and Stephen Hales. After him are Gerard 't Hooft, John Robert Schrieffer, Leon M. Lederman, Toshihide Maskawa, Steven Chu, and John Stewart Bell.

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Among people born in 1733, Jean-Charles de Borda ranks 7Before him are Joseph Priestley, Magtymguly Pyragy, Christoph Martin Wieland, Victoire of France, Carsten Niebuhr, and Hubert Robert. After him are Siraj ud-Daulah, Charles of Saxony, Duke of Courland, Gottfried van Swieten, Daniel Solander, Richard Kirwan, and Maruyama Ōkyo. Among people deceased in 1799, Jean-Charles de Borda ranks 17Before him are Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, Victoire of France, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Carl Ditters von Dittersdorf, and Jan Ingenhousz. After him are Barthélemy Catherine Joubert, Jean-François Marmontel, Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Patrick Henry, Pierre Pigneau de Behaine, and Claude Balbastre.

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In France

Among people born in France, Jean-Charles de Borda ranks 1,576 out of 6,011Before him are Bernard Buffet (1928), Marie Anne Lenormand (1772), Yolande of Valois (1434), Édith Cresson (1934), Françoise Gilot (1921), and Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard (1476). After him are Omar Sy (1978), Tomi Ungerer (1931), Bernard Hinault (1954), Jacques Balmat (1762), Henry de Montherlant (1895), and Audrey Tautou (1976).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Jean-Charles de Borda ranks 32Before him are Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier (1754), Antoine César Becquerel (1788), Paul-Jacques Curie (1855), Pierre Louis Dulong (1785), Hélène Langevin-Joliot (1927), and Edmond Becquerel (1820). After him are Marguerite Perey (1909), Gaston Planté (1834), Jean Charles Athanase Peltier (1785), Félix Savart (1791), John Theophilus Desaguliers (1683), and Jean-Antoine Nollet (1700).