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John Henry Poynting

1852 - 1914

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John Henry Poynting FRS (9 September 1852 – 30 March 1914) was an English physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Henry Poynting has received more than 103,394 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. John Henry Poynting is the 388th most popular physicist (down from 340th in 2019), the 1,615th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,310th in 2019) and the 45th most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, John Henry Poynting ranks 388 out of 717Before him are Johann Andreas Segner, Wolfgang Ketterle, Jacques-Arsène d'Arsonval, Philip Abelson, Louis Poinsot, and Friedrich Paschen. After him are Christian Bohr, Louis Paul Cailletet, Duncan Haldane, Hendrik Casimir, Leonard Susskind, and Jacob Bekenstein.

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Among people born in 1852, John Henry Poynting ranks 46Before him are Bérenger Saunière, Joseph Freinademetz, Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria, Friedrich Loeffler, Charles W. Fairbanks, and Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov. After him are Arnold Toynbee, John French, 1st Earl of Ypres, Vera Figner, Leopoldo Alas, Théophile Delcassé, and Infanta Maria das Neves of Portugal. Among people deceased in 1914, John Henry Poynting ranks 46Before him are Theodor Lipps, Louis Couturat, Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, George William Hill, John Muir, and Ödön Lechner. After him are Prince Friedrich of Saxe-Meiningen, Paul Héroult, Stevan Mokranjac, Ivan Zajc, Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg, and Adolphus Frederick V, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Henry Poynting ranks 1,615 out of 7,765Before him are Thomas Rowlandson (1756), Penelope Wilton (1946), Richard Adams (1920), Taliesin (518), Jeff Lynne (1947), and Christopher Hitchens (1949). After him are Trevor Howard (1913), Hugh Fraser (1945), James Cosmo (1947), Geraldine James (1950), Lennox Lewis (1965), and Frederick Marryat (1792).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, John Henry Poynting ranks 45Before him are Peter Mansfield (1933), William Whewell (1794), Stephen Hales (1677), John Stewart Bell (1928), James Jeans (1877), and William Sturgeon (1783). After him are Duncan Haldane (1951), William Watson (1715), John Kerr (1824), Louis Harold Gray (1905), John Dollond (1706), and G. M. B. Dobson (1889).