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John Robert Schrieffer

1931 - 2019

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John Robert Schrieffer (; May 31, 1931 – July 27, 2019) was an American physicist who, with John Bardeen and Leon Cooper, was a recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize in Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first successful quantum theory of superconductivity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Robert Schrieffer has received more than 213,272 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia. John Robert Schrieffer is the 310th most popular physicist (down from 299th in 2019), the 1,758th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,707th in 2019) and the 62nd most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 310 out of 717Before him are Kenneth G. Wilson, Edmond Becquerel, Horst Ludwig Störmer, Stephen Hales, Jean-Charles de Borda, and Gerard 't Hooft. After him are Leon M. Lederman, Toshihide Maskawa, Steven Chu, John Stewart Bell, Marguerite Perey, and Nathan Rosen.

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Among people born in 1931, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 86Before him are Igor Oistrakh, Stig Anderson, Toshiki Kaifu, Márta Mészáros, Tomi Ungerer, and Samir Amin. After him are Jack Swigert, James Tolkan, Mauricio Kagel, Olympia Dukakis, Peter Collins, and Takashi Takabayashi. Among people deceased in 2019, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 76Before him are Valery Bykovsky, Vladimir Bukovsky, Stanley Donen, Jessye Norman, Godfried Danneels, and Tomi Ungerer. After him are Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, Isabel Sarli, Raymond Poulidor, Valentina Cortese, Jan-Michael Vincent, and André Previn.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 1,758 out of 18,182Before him are Robert Loggia (1930), Isamu Noguchi (1904), LeBron James (1984), Laura Dern (1967), John Carradine (1906), and Thornton Wilder (1897). After him are Richard Avedon (1923), Cus D'Amato (1908), Lloyd Shapley (1923), Anna Nicole Smith (1967), Robert Reich (1946), and Tex Avery (1908).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, John Robert Schrieffer ranks 62Before him are Douglas Osheroff (1945), George Smoot (1945), Samuel C. C. Ting (1936), David Gross (1941), William Daniel Phillips (1948), and Kenneth G. Wilson (1936). After him are Leon M. Lederman (1922), Steven Chu (1948), Nathan Rosen (1909), John Mauchly (1907), Frank Wilczek (1951), and Karl Guthe Jansky (1905).