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Leo Kadanoff

1937 - 2015

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Leo Philip Kadanoff (January 14, 1937 – October 26, 2015) was an American physicist. He was a professor of physics (emeritus from 2004) at the University of Chicago and a former president of the American Physical Society (APS). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leo Kadanoff has received more than 139,502 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Leo Kadanoff is the 634th most popular physicist (up from 638th in 2019), the 6,779th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,539th in 2019) and the 132nd most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, Leo Kadanoff ranks 634 out of 717Before him are Boris Borisovich Golitsyn, Frederick Seitz, Franz Josef Gerstner, Maurice Goldhaber, Alfred Ewing, and Frank Oppenheimer. After him are Ursula Franklin, Barys Kit, Lee Smolin, Paul Peter Ewald, Carlo Alberto Castigliano, and Edward Condon.

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Among people born in 1937, Leo Kadanoff ranks 336Before him are Márta Rudas, Albert Brülls, Barbara Windsor, Galimzyan Khusainov, Alfredo Rojas, and Ferenc Kósa. After him are Alexander Vampilov, Ildikó Újlaky-Rejtő, Göran Tunström, Polly Holliday, Joanna Russ, and Irina Kirichenko. Among people deceased in 2015, Leo Kadanoff ranks 290Before him are Oleg Bryjak, Nigel Terry, Lia van Leer, Veijo Meri, Dolph Schayes, and Keith Michell. After him are Eric Arturo Delvalle, Johan Ferner, Richard Dysart, Martin Gilbert, Helmut Dietl, and Dick Van Patten.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Leo Kadanoff ranks 6,779 out of 18,182Before him are Chuck McCann (1934), Thomas Hearns (1958), Jessica Capshaw (1976), Jackson Showalter (1860), Trey Parker (1969), and Daniel Quillen (1940). After him are Charles Reisner (1887), Buddy DeFranco (1923), Randall Wallace (1949), David Peoples (1940), Wayne Newton (1942), and Johnny Mathis (1935).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Leo Kadanoff ranks 132Before him are Charles Stark Draper (1901), John C. Slater (1900), William Higinbotham (1910), Nicholas Metropolis (1915), Frederick Seitz (1911), and Frank Oppenheimer (1912). After him are Lee Smolin (1955), Edward Condon (1902), George Stibitz (1904), Leona Woods (1919), Lisa Randall (1962), and Ash Carter (1954).