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. 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 2,671,973 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). John G. Trump is the 507th most popular physicist (down from 438th in 2019), the 4,344th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,316th in 2019) and the 97th most popular Physicist.

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Among physicists, John G. Trump ranks 507 out of 717Before him are Andrei Linde, Boris Rosing, Nicola Cabibbo, Rashid Sunyaev, Paul Davies, and Leonid Mandelstam. After him are Anatole Abragam, Berta Karlik, Christian Mayer, Ira Sprague Bowen, Macedonio Melloni, and Julius Edgar Lilienfeld.

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Among people born in 1907, John G. Trump ranks 172Before him are Ethel Smith, Raymond Braine, Hans-Jürgen von Blumenthal, Joseph-Armand Bombardier, William Steig, and Ramon Magsaysay. After him are Janusz Kusociński, Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer, Mariam Aslamazian, Ragnar Nurkse, Guido Masetti, and Amedeo Nazzari. Among people deceased in 1985, John G. Trump ranks 110Before him are Margaret Hamilton, René Barjavel, Mahmoud Mohammed Taha, Julian Beck, Mary Kenneth Keller, and Salvador Espriu. After him are Renato Castellani, Oreco, Jock Stein, Vivien Thomas, Yusuf Lule, and Brian Horrocks.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John G. Trump ranks 4,344 out of 18,182Before him are Joe Morton (1947), Dick Miller (1928), Haskell Curry (1900), Mike Porcaro (1955), Julie Adams (1926), and Simon Bolivar Buckner (1823). After him are Peter Revson (1939), William R. King (1786), Mark Tobey (1890), James Salter (1925), Michael Moriarty (1941), and Sarah Rafferty (1972).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John G. Trump ranks 97Before him are Eric Allin Cornell (1961), John Henry Schwarz (1941), Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898), Maurice Karnaugh (1924), William Stanley Jr. (1858), and Richard C. Tolman (1881). After him are Ira Sprague Bowen (1898), Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), Robert H. Dicke (1916), Clarence Zener (1905), Lester Germer (1896), and Gerard K. O'Neill (1927).