Joseph Rotblat

1908 - 2005

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Sir Joseph Rotblat (4 November 1908 – 31 August 2005) was a Polish and British physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Rotblat has received more than 435,629 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Joseph Rotblat is the 168th most popular physicist (up from 202nd in 2019), the 118th most popular biography from Poland (up from 166th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Polish Physicist.

Joseph Rotblat is most famous for being a Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1995. He was awarded the prize for his work in the Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs.

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Among physicists, Joseph Rotblat ranks 168 out of 851Before him are Louis Néel, Yang Chen-Ning, Kai Siegbahn, Zhores Alferov, Igor Kurchatov, and Gerd Binnig. After him are Melvin Schwartz, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Hans Georg Dehmelt, George E. Smith, Tsung-Dao Lee, and Rosalyn Sussman Yalow.

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Among people born in 1908, Joseph Rotblat ranks 30Before him are Nelson Rockefeller, Hannes Alfvén, Joseph McCarthy, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Franz Stangl, and Amon Göth. After him are Ilya Frank, Werner von Haeften, Manoel de Oliveira, David Lean, William Saroyan, and Arthur Adamov. Among people deceased in 2005, Joseph Rotblat ranks 21Before him are Omar Sívori, Ezer Weizman, Kenzō Tange, Zhao Ziyang, Zdzisław Beksiński, and Jack Kilby. After him are Aslan Maskhadov, Sister Lúcia, Saul Bellow, James Callaghan, Anne Bancroft, and Ernst Mayr.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Joseph Rotblat ranks 118 out of 1,694Before him are Jarosław Kaczyński (1949), Władysław Reymont (1867), Osip Mandelstam (1891), Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen (1895), Alfred von Tirpitz (1849), and Helena Rubinstein (1872). After him are Władysław Sikorski (1881), Saint Casimir (1458), Karl Hanke (1903), Kurt Daluege (1897), Albert Sabin (1906), and Duchess Elisabeth of Württemberg (1767).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Joseph Rotblat ranks 8Before him are Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Otto Stern (1888), Rudolf Clausius (1822), Albert A. Michelson (1852), and Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898). After him are Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Leopold Infeld (1898), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803), and Hagen Kleinert (1941).