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John G. Trump

1907 - 1985

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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 the 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 2,363,276 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). John G. Trump is the 438th most popular physicist (up from 506th in 2019), the 3,317th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,924th in 2019) and the 87th most popular American Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, John G. Trump ranks 438 out of 721. Before him are Christian Mayer, Alain Aspect, Marian Smoluchowski, John Canton, Jacques Babinet, and Donna Strickland. After him are Ivan Puluj, Vikram Sarabhai, John Dollond, Giovanni Battista Amici, Richard Mollier, and Charles Galton Darwin.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1907, John G. Trump ranks 132Before him are Roberto Cherro, Violette Leduc, Álvaro Gestido, Rudolf Peierls, Ita Rina, and Isaac Deutscher. After him are Konstantin Rodzaevsky, Walter Frentz, Sukhdev Thapar, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Géza von Radványi, and Yasushi Inoue. Among people deceased in 1985, John G. Trump ranks 83Before him are Anton Karas, Afet İnan, Wolfgang Reitherman, Evgeny Lifshitz, Laura Ashley, and Sergei Yutkevich. After him are Vasyl Stus, Lovro von Matačić, Iosif Shklovsky, Géza Toldi, Stefan Bellof, and Víctor Rodríguez Andrade.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John G. Trump ranks 3,317 out of 15,968. Before him are Winfield Scott (1786), Paul Gallico (1897), Kevin Mitnick (1963), Bill Cobbs (1934), Ralph Macchio (1961), and Jon Cryer (1965). After him are Bix Beiderbecke (1903), Patrick Henry (1736), Kylie Jenner (1997), Sonny Boy Williamson II (1912), Barbara Kruger (1945), and Dominic Chianese (1931).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John G. Trump ranks 87Before him are Chester Carlson (1906), Douglas Hofstadter (1945), Frank Wilczek (1951), Alan Guth (1947), Gene Amdahl (1922), and Philip Abelson (1913). After him are John Henry Schwarz (1941), Grote Reber (1911), Saul Perlmutter (1959), Maurice Karnaugh (1924), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), and Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898).