Joseph Rotblat

1908 - 2005

Joseph Rotblat

Sir Joseph Rotblat (4 November 1908 – 31 August 2005) was a Polish physicist, a self-described "Pole with a British passport". Rotblat worked on Tube Alloys and the Manhattan Project during World War II, but left the Los Alamos Laboratory after the war with Germany ended. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Joseph Rotblat has received more than 227,763 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 233rd most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Joseph Rotblat ranks 232 out of 659Before him are Leo Esaki, Robert H. Goddard, John Vincent Atanasoff, Klaus von Klitzing, Max Delbrück, and Satyendra Nath Bose. After him are Philip Warren Anderson, Martinus J. G. Veltman, David Lee, Julian Schwinger, Anthony James Leggett, and Mihajlo Pupin.

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Among people born in 1908, Joseph Rotblat ranks 42Before him are Werner von Haeften, Józef Gosławski, Günther Prien, Willard Libby, Joseph McCarthy, and Arthur Adamov. After him are Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, Dmitry Ustinov, Chivu Stoica, Alfred Hershey, Mercè Rodoreda, and Cesare Pavese. Among people deceased in 2005, Joseph Rotblat ranks 33Before him are Rafic Hariri, Lucien Laurent, Milton Obote, Ibrahim Ferrer, John Fowles, and Brother Roger. After him are Wim Duisenberg, James Callaghan, Rosemary Kennedy, Ahmed Deedat, Akira Yoshizawa, and Edward Heath.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Joseph Rotblat ranks 169 out of 930Before him are Albert Sabin (1906), Solomon Asch (1907), Henryk Górecki (1933), Maxim Litvinov (1876), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), and Heinrich Rickert (1863). After him are Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), Daniel Libeskind (1946), Nikolaus von Falkenhorst (1885), Jarosław Kaczyński (1949), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915), and Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Joseph Rotblat ranks 10Before him are Otto Stern (1888), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Rudolf Clausius (1822), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), and Klaus von Klitzing (1943). After him are Leopold Infeld (1898), Eugen Goldstein (1860), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), Hagen Kleinert (1941), and Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803).

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