John Joly

1857 - 1933

John Joly

John Joly FRS (1 November 1857 – 8 December 1933) was an Irish physicist and professor of geology at the University of Dublin famous for his development of radiotherapy in the treatment of cancer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Joly has received more than 55,575 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 617th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, John Joly ranks 616 out of 659Before him are Ursula Franklin, Evelyn Fox Keller, Ash Carter, Mark Oliphant, William Stanley Jr., and Charles Stark Draper. After him are E. C. George Sudarshan, Frank Benford, Max Tegmark, Daniel Kleppner, Ronald Drever, and Sidney Coleman.

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Among people born in 1857, John Joly ranks 92Before him are John Jacob Abel, Alice Pike Barney, Charles B. Cory, Milton S. Hershey, Frank J. Sprague, and Williamina Fleming. After him is Juan Luna. Among people deceased in 1933, John Joly ranks 92Before him are Karl Jatho, Archibald Sayce, Alfréd Haar, Daphne Akhurst, Gustavo Jiménez, and Jack Pickford. After him are Earl Derr Biggers and Henry Watson Fowler.

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In Ireland

Among people born in Ireland, John Joly ranks 217 out of 366Before him are Colm Tóibín (1955), Michael Scott (1959), Robert Emmet (1778), Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe (1865), Cathal Brugha (1874), and Charles Haughey (1925). After him are Albert Reynolds (1932), Louis Walsh (1952), Jack Lynch (1917), Duncan Hamilton (1920), Liam Brady (1956), and Geoffrey Keating (1569).

Among PHYSICISTS In Ireland

Among physicists born in Ireland, John Joly ranks 7Before him are William Rowan Hamilton (1805), Ernest Walton (1903), John Tyndall (1820), George Johnstone Stoney (1826), George Francis FitzGerald (1851), and John Sealy Townsend (1868).

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