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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 403,023 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Joseph Rotblat is the 201st most popular physicist (down from 187th in 2019), the 166th most popular biography from Poland (down from 149th in 2019) and the 9th 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 201 out of 717Before him are Isamu Akasaki, Willis Lamb, K. Alex Müller, Nikolay Basov, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, and David Lee. After him are Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Armen Sarkissian, Roy J. Glauber, Kai Siegbahn, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, and Herbert Kroemer.

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Among people born in 1908, Joseph Rotblat ranks 41Before him are Hannes Alfvén, Willard Libby, John Kenneth Galbraith, Balthus, Cesare Pavese, and Ilya Frank. After him are Alfred Hershey, Günther Prien, Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, Arthur Adamov, Józef Gosławski, and Victor Ambartsumian. Among people deceased in 2005, Joseph Rotblat ranks 35Before him are Milton Obote, George F. Kennan, Maria Schell, Max Schmeling, Moustapha Akkad, and Anne Bancroft. After him are Ibrahim Ferrer, George Dantzig, Lucien Laurent, Robert Wise, Brother Roger, and Birgit Nilsson.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Joseph Rotblat ranks 166 out of 1,454Before him are Władysław Anders (1892), Reinhard Selten (1930), Marian Rejewski (1905), Hans-Jürgen von Arnim (1889), Carl Friedrich Goerdeler (1884), and Bolesław Bierut (1892). After him are Cymburgis of Masovia (1394), Albert Sabin (1906), Catherine Opalińska (1680), Henry II the Pious (1196), Johann Wilhelm Ritter (1776), and Bronisław Komorowski (1952).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Joseph Rotblat ranks 9Before him are Rudolf Clausius (1822), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Otto Stern (1888), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), and Klaus von Klitzing (1943). After him are Leopold Infeld (1898), Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), Hagen Kleinert (1941), and Eugen Goldstein (1860).