Knut Ångström

1857 - 1910

Knut Ångström

Knut Johan Ångström (12 January 1857 – 4 March 1910) was a Swedish physicist. He was the son of physicist Anders Jonas Ångström and studied in Uppsala from 1877 to 1884, when he received his licentiat-degree, before going for a short time to the University of Strassburg (Strasbourg) to study with August Kundt. Coming back to Uppsala, he completed his doctoral degree and was appointed lecturer in physics at the new university college in Stockholm (now Stockholm University) in 1885. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Knut Ångström has received more than 19,078 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 489th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Knut Ångström ranks 488 out of 659Before him are Christian Mayer, Walther Gerlach, Richard C. Tolman, Robert H. Dicke, Dennis W. Sciama, and Giuseppe Occhialini. After him are Antonio Pacinotti, Woldemar Voigt, Laurent Cassegrain, Charles Galton Darwin, José Celestino Mutis, and James David Forbes.

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Among people born in 1857, Knut Ångström ranks 66Before him are Uroš Predić, James Edward Keeler, George Hendrik Breitner, Louis Dollo, Georges Leygues, and Simon Hollósy. After him are Gunnar Heiberg, Léon Charles Thévenin, Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar, Otto Stapf, Manuel Estrada Cabrera, and Princess Elisabeth of Anhalt. Among people deceased in 1910, Knut Ångström ranks 56Before him are Winslow Homer, Reginald Doherty, Julius Petersen, Friedrich Kohlrausch, Paolo Mantegazza, and Jorge Chávez. After him are Kálmán Mikszáth, Gustav Adolf von Götzen, Fredrik von Otter, Kurd Lasswitz, Julia Ward Howe, and Laza Kostić.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Knut Ångström ranks 405 out of 935Before him are Tore Keller (1905), Sven Nordqvist (1946), Loreen (1983), Henrik Sjöberg (1875), Gert Fredriksson (1919), and Victoria Silvstedt (1974). After him are Margot Wallström (1954), Gustaf Fröding (1860), Vilgot Sjöman (1924), E-Type (1965), Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp (1883), and Thomas Ravelli (1959).

Among PHYSICISTS In Sweden

Among physicists born in Sweden, Knut Ångström ranks 11Before him are Kai Siegbahn (1918), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), and Wilhelm Hisinger (1766). After him are Vagn Walfrid Ekman (1874) and Max Tegmark (1967).

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