John D. Barrow

1952 - 2020

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John David Barrow (29 November 1952 – 26 September 2020) was an English cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and mathematician. He served as Gresham Professor of Geometry at Gresham College from 2008 to 2011. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John D. Barrow has received more than 198,598 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). John D. Barrow is the 601st most popular physicist (down from 580th in 2019), the 3,280th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,975th in 2019) and the 74th most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, John D. Barrow ranks 601 out of 721Before him are Evelyn Fox Keller, Theodore Lyman IV, Franco Rasetti, Paul Peter Ewald, Peter Mark Roget, and Tullio Regge. After him are Mario Livio, Hertha Sponer, Nicholas Metropolis, Zoltán Lajos Bay, Jan Burgers, and Dirk Coster.

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Among people born in 1952, John D. Barrow ranks 304Before him are Takekazu Asaka, Brigitte Engerer, David Richards, Gregg Henry, Rubén Galván, and Vanessa del Rio. After him are David Weber, Fernando Morena, Bora Đorđević, Mona Hatoum, Marek Belka, and Sandra Kalniete. Among people deceased in 2020, John D. Barrow ranks 414Before him are Chadwick Boseman, David Dinkins, Ahmed Radhi, Shirley Ann Grau, René Felber, and Pavol Biroš. After him are Wolfgang Uhlmann, Johnny Nash, Khalil Taha, Phyllis Somerville, K. C. Jones, and Pat Patterson.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John D. Barrow ranks 3,280 out of 6,924Before him are Peter Hook (1956), Alexander Burnes (1805), James Bruce, 8th Earl of Elgin (1811), Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw (1902), Centwine of Wessex (643), and John Ireland (1879). After him are Vic Buckingham (1915), Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835), Leo Sayer (1948), Norman Smith (1923), Sheena Easton (1959), and Steve Bloomer (1874).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, John D. Barrow ranks 74Before him are Sergey Kapitsa (1928), William Astbury (1898), Michael Berry (1941), John Lennard-Jones (1894), Brandon Carter (1942), and Peter Mark Roget (1779). After him are John Houghton (1931), John Polkinghorne (1930), John Aitken (1839), Bernard Lovell (1913), Alfred Ewing (1855), and C. V. Boys (1855).