Johann Jakob Balmer

1825 - 1898

Johann Jakob Balmer

Johann Jakob Balmer (1 May 1825 – 12 March 1898) was a Swiss mathematician best known for his work in physics, the Balmer series of Hydrogen atom. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Johann Jakob Balmer has received more than 53,202 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 129th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Johann Jakob Balmer ranks 128 out of 659Before him are Walter Houser Brattain, Igor Tamm, Ernst Ruska, John Robert Schrieffer, Jean-Baptiste Biot, and Simon van der Meer. After him are François Englert, Karl Schwarzschild, Ben Roy Mottelson, Joseph Henry, Willard Boyle, and Paul Langevin.

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Among people born in 1825, Johann Jakob Balmer ranks 7Before him are Johann Strauss II, William-Adolphe Bouguereau, Thomas Henry Huxley, Jean-Martin Charcot, Ferdinand Lassalle, and Pedro II of Brazil. After him are Paul Kruger, Charles Garnier, Julia, Princess of Battenberg, Emil Erlenmeyer, Marie of Prussia, and Eduard Hanslick. Among people deceased in 1898, Johann Jakob Balmer ranks 7Before him are Otto von Bismarck, Empress Elisabeth of Austria, Lewis Carroll, Stéphane Mallarmé, Gustave Moreau, and Eugène Boudin. After him are William Ewart Gladstone, Ivan Shishkin, Charbel Makhlouf, Henry Bessemer, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Louise of Hesse-Kassel.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Johann Jakob Balmer ranks 36 out of 540Before him are Jacques Necker (1732), Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921), Adelaide of Italy (931), Carl Spitteler (1845), Lys Assia (1924), and Joan Gamper (1877). After him are Eugen Bleuler (1857), Hermann Rorschach (1884), Henry Fuseli (1741), Ursula Andress (1936), Roger Federer (1981), and Élie Ducommun (1833).

Among PHYSICISTS In Switzerland

Among physicists born in Switzerland, Johann Jakob Balmer ranks 2Before him are Charles Édouard Guillaume (1861). After him are Felix Bloch (1905), Auguste Piccard (1884), Heinrich Rohrer (1933), K. Alex Müller (1927), Walter H. Schottky (1886), Raoul Pictet (1846), and Walther Ritz (1878).