John G. Trump

1907 - 1985

John G. Trump

John George Trump (August 21, 1907 – February 21, 1985) was an American electrical engineer, inventor, and physicist. A professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 1936 to 1973, he was a recipient of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's National Medal of Science and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. John Trump was noted for developing rotational radiation therapy. Together with Robert J. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John G. Trump has received more than 2,066,618 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 507th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, John G. Trump ranks 506 out of 659Before him are Gustav Heinrich Wiedemann, Wander Johannes de Haas, Katharine Burr Blodgett, Gunnar Nordström, Jayant Narlikar, and Giovanni Giorgi. After him are Yakir Aharonov, Samuel T. Cohen, Wallace Clement Sabine, Otto Lehmann, Gustave Trouvé, and Max Abraham.

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Among people born in 1907, John G. Trump ranks 154Before him are Luigi Beccali, Raymond Braine, Janusz Kusociński, Ethel Smith, James A. Michener, and John Marley. After him are Martti Miettunen, Blagoje Marjanović, Benny Carter, Roger Vailland, Zezé Moreira, and Joseph-Armand Bombardier. Among people deceased in 1985, John G. Trump ranks 100Before him are Élias Sarkis, Manfred Winkelhock, René Barjavel, Lovro von Matačić, Stefan Bellof, and Oreco. After him are Zoot Sims, Gerhard Stöck, Viorica Ursuleac, Julia Robinson, Enrique Fernández Viola, and Yusuf Lule.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John G. Trump ranks 3,927 out of 12,171Before him are Ted Nugent (1948), Elizabeth Banks (1974), Jim Gray (1944), Andrea Dworkin (1946), Alvan Graham Clark (1832), and James Russell Lowell (1819). After him are Brian Keith (1921), David Foster Wallace (1962), Frances Marion (1888), Richard Conte (1910), Rob Zombie (1965), and Marlon Jackson (1957).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John G. Trump ranks 97Before him are Charles Kittel (1916), Clarence Zener (1905), Robert Brout (1928), Richard C. Tolman (1881), Robert H. Dicke (1916), and Robert Mills (1927). After him are Samuel T. Cohen (1921), Brian Greene (1963), Bryce DeWitt (1923), Alan Sokal (1955), Theodore Lyman IV (1874), and Ira Sprague Bowen (1898).