John Dollond

1706 - 1761

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Dollond has received more than 85,686 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). John Dollond is the 407th most popular physicist (up from 432nd in 2019), the 1,622nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,906th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, John Dollond ranks 407 out of 851Before him are Nick Holonyak, Ányos Jedlik, Rudolf Peierls, Walther Gerlach, John Canton, and Wander Johannes de Haas. After him are Edwin Hall, Stefan Hell, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Vladimir Chelomey, Henri Tresca, and Fabiola Gianotti.

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Among people born in 1706, John Dollond ranks 6Before him are Benjamin Franklin, Émilie du Châtelet, Baldassare Galuppi, Giovanni Battista Martini, and Polyxena of Hesse-Rotenburg. After him are Princess Marie Auguste of Thurn and Taxis, John Baskerville, Princess Charlotte Amalie of Denmark, Augustus George, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Charles Spencer, 3rd Duke of Marlborough, and Giuseppe Asclepi. Among people deceased in 1761, John Dollond ranks 11Before him are Stephen Hales, Tarabai, Tokugawa Ieshige, Thomas Simpson, Clemens August of Bavaria, and Charlotte Aglaé d'Orléans. After him are Francesco Feo, Pierre Fauchard, Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, duc de Belle-Isle, Christian Ferdinand Abel, Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen, and Giovanni Poleni.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Dollond ranks 1,622 out of 8,785Before him are Lynn Redgrave (1943), Bernie Taupin (1950), Jeremiah Horrocks (1618), Neil Tennant (1954), Michael Anderson (1920), and Jeffrey Archer (1940). After him are Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Matthew Festing (1949), Philippa Foot (1920), Charles Macintosh (1766), Chris Martin (1977), and Sidney Webb, 1st Baron Passfield (1859).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, John Dollond ranks 47Before him are William Sturgeon (1783), Stephen Hales (1677), Peter Mansfield (1933), Duncan Haldane (1951), John Henry Poynting (1852), and John Canton (1718). After him are Louis Harold Gray (1905), William Watson (1715), Dennis W. Sciama (1926), John Kerr (1824), G. M. B. Dobson (1889), and John Leslie (1766).