Klaus Hasselmann

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Klaus Ferdinand Hasselmann (German pronunciation: [klaʊ̯s ˈhasl̩ˌman] , born 25 October 1931) is a German oceanographer and climate modeller. He is Professor Emeritus at the University of Hamburg and former Director of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaus Hasselmann has received more than 200,636 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Klaus Hasselmann is the 244th most popular physicist (down from 243rd in 2019), the 831st most popular biography from Germany (up from 949th in 2019) and the 36th most popular German Physicist.

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Among physicists, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 244 out of 851Before him are Henry Way Kendall, John Kendrew, Valentin Ceaușescu, Bertram Brockhouse, Alexey Ekimov, and Patrick Blackett. After him are John Archibald Wheeler, Jim Peebles, Gérard Mourou, Georg Bednorz, Georg von Békésy, and Ivar Giaever.

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Among people born in 1931, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 56Before him are Larry Hagman, Burton Richter, Jacques Demy, Faten Hamama, Lucia Bosè, and James Earl Jones. After him are Viktor Korchnoi, Ettore Scola, Stanislav Grof, Sofia Gubaidulina, Syukuro Manabe, and Ivan Rebroff.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 831 out of 7,253Before him are Sophie of Württemberg (1818), Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt (1765), Bernhard Schlink (1944), Levin August von Bennigsen (1745), Sophia Dorothea of Celle (1666), and Christiane Eberhardine of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (1671). After him are Otto Ernst Remer (1912), Bruno of Querfurt (970), Herta Oberheuser (1911), Joachim II Hector, Elector of Brandenburg (1505), Georg Ernst Stahl (1659), and Karlheinz Böhm (1928).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 36Before him are Polykarp Kusch (1911), Gustav Ludwig Hertz (1887), Wolfgang Paul (1913), Herbert Kroemer (1928), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), and Horst Ludwig Störmer (1949). After him are Georg Bednorz (1950), Rainer Weiss (1932), Max Delbrück (1906), August Kundt (1839), Carl von Linde (1842), and Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912).