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Klaus Hasselmann

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Klaus Ferdinand Hasselmann (German pronunciation: [klaʊ̯s ˈhasl̩ˌman] (listen), 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. He was awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Syukuro Manabe and Giorgio Parisi.Hasselmann grew up in Welwyn Garden City, England and returned to Hamburg in 1949 to attend university. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klaus Hasselmann has received more than 168,730 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Klaus Hasselmann is the 242nd most popular physicist, the 949th most popular biography from Germany and the 34th most popular German Physicist.

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Among physicists, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 242 out of 717Before him are Claude-Louis Navier, David J. Thouless, Ettore Majorana, Jagadish Chandra Bose, Johannes Rydberg, and David Bohm. After him are Julian Schwinger, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Gustaf Dalén, Georg Bednorz, John B. Goodenough, and David J. Wineland.

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Among people born in 1931, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 65Before him are Ivan Rebroff, Burton Richter, Arata Isozaki, Viktor Korchnoi, Alfred Brendel, and Jean-Claude Carrière. After him are Don King, Clive Cussler, Charles Taylor, Rita Moreno, Sam Cooke, and Adolfo Pérez Esquivel.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 949 out of 6,142Before him are Kurt Zeitzler (1895), Hans Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen (1622), Hans Scholl (1918), Karl Rahner (1904), Henry I, Duke of Bavaria (920), and Emil Maurice (1897). After him are Johannes Althusius (1563), Robert Michels (1876), Herbert Gille (1897), Sophie of Württemberg (1818), Karl Abraham (1877), and Erich Auerbach (1892).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Klaus Hasselmann ranks 34Before him are Polykarp Kusch (1911), Gerd Binnig (1947), Wolfgang Paul (1913), Herbert Kroemer (1928), Max Delbrück (1906), and Carl von Linde (1842). After him are Georg Bednorz (1950), John B. Goodenough (1922), Theodor W. Hänsch (1941), Klaus Fuchs (1911), Rainer Weiss (1932), and Jack Steinberger (1921).