Leopold Infeld

1898 - 1968

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Leopold Infeld (20 August 1898 – 15 January 1968) was a Polish physicist who worked mainly in Poland and Canada (1938–1950). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leopold Infeld has received more than 70,191 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Leopold Infeld is the 330th most popular physicist (down from 300th in 2019), the 325th most popular biography from Poland (down from 283rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Polish Physicist.

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Among physicists, Leopold Infeld ranks 330 out of 721Before him are August Kundt, Vladimir Shukhov, Franz Aepinus, Henri Pitot, David J. Wineland, and William Daniel Phillips. After him are David Gross, J. Michael Kosterlitz, Johann Wilhelm Hittorf, Manfred von Ardenne, Abdul Qadeer Khan, and Marguerite Perey.

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Among people born in 1898, Leopold Infeld ranks 72Before him are Viktor Ullmann, Hastings Banda, Ernő Gerő, Randolph Scott, Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta, and Giuseppe Saragat. After him are Luigi Fagioli, Leo McCarey, Desanka Maksimović, Berenice Abbott, Alfred Eisenstaedt, and Jean Borotra. Among people deceased in 1968, Leopold Infeld ranks 49Before him are Fritz Bauer, Georgios Papandreou, John Heartfield, Husband E. Kimmel, Giovannino Guareschi, and Cornell Woolrich. After him are Upton Sinclair, Rezső Seress, Wes Montgomery, Thomas Merton, Louis, Prince of Hesse and by Rhine, and Hyacinth Graf Strachwitz.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Leopold Infeld ranks 325 out of 1,231Before him are Walther Nehring (1892), Johannes Bugenhagen (1485), Johanna Schopenhauer (1766), Fritz Gerlich (1883), Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff (1699), and Stanisław Dziwisz (1939). After him are Arthur Greiser (1897), Andreas Schlüter (1660), Richard Abegg (1869), Johann Reinhold Forster (1729), Maria Szymanowska (1789), and Heinz Reinefarth (1903).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Leopold Infeld ranks 10Before him are Rudolf Clausius (1822), Otto Stern (1888), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Joseph Rotblat (1908), and Klaus von Klitzing (1943). After him are Eugen Goldstein (1860), Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Hagen Kleinert (1941), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), and Max Abraham (1875).