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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck

1899 - 1980

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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Hasbrouck Van Vleck has received more than 142,295 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). John Hasbrouck Van Vleck is the 262nd most popular physicist (down from 251st in 2019), the 1,292nd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,191st in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Physicist.

John Hasbrouck Van Vleck is most famous for his work in quantum mechanics.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck ranks 262 out of 717Before him are Osborne Reynolds, Anthony James Leggett, John Cockcroft, Moshé Feldenkrais, Rainer Weiss, and Abdul Qadeer Khan. After him are Philip Warren Anderson, Hugh David Politzer, Jack Steinberger, Henry Way Kendall, Joseph Swan, and Patrick Blackett.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1899, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck ranks 48Before him are Suzanne Lenglen, Corneliu Zelea Codreanu, Ludwig Guttmann, Kazi Nazrul Islam, Louis Chiron, and Sobhuza II. After him are Lev Kuleshov, Henri Michaux, Lao She, Macfarlane Burnet, Louis Hjelmslev, and Charles Boyer. Among people deceased in 1980, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck ranks 48Before him are Fritz Strassmann, Vinicius de Moraes, Seretse Khama, Ludwig Guttmann, Lewis Milestone, and Kim Jae-gyu. After him are Gustav Wagner, Walter Dornberger, Robert Whittaker, Mario Bava, Fabian von Schlabrendorff, and Ian Curtis.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck ranks 1,292 out of 18,182Before him are Henry Gantt (1861), Lewis A. Swift (1820), Annette Bening (1958), Michael Stuart Brown (1941), Grandma Moses (1860), and Edith Wharton (1862). After him are Philip Warren Anderson (1923), Shelley Duvall (1949), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Aaron Copland (1900), Dean Reed (1938), and Kelly McGillis (1957).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John Hasbrouck Van Vleck ranks 52Before him are Melvin Schwartz (1932), Burton Richter (1931), Sheldon Lee Glashow (1932), David Bohm (1992), Julian Schwinger (1918), and David J. Wineland (1944). After him are Philip Warren Anderson (1923), Hugh David Politzer (1949), Henry Way Kendall (1926), Douglas Osheroff (1945), George Smoot (1945), and Samuel C. C. Ting (1936).