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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 84,418 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Leopold Infeld is the 332nd most popular physicist (down from 330th in 2019), the 334th most popular biography from Poland (down from 325th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Polish Physicist.

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Among physicists, Leopold Infeld ranks 332 out of 717Before him are Gaston Planté, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Pascual Jordan, August Kundt, Félix Savart, and Johann Wilhelm Hittorf. After him are Vladimir Shukhov, George Francis FitzGerald, Moritz von Jacobi, Manfred von Ardenne, Karl Guthe Jansky, and Shuji Nakamura.

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Among people born in 1898, Leopold Infeld ranks 75Before him are Giuseppe Saragat, Henry Hathaway, Leo McCarey, Inejiro Asanuma, Helmuth von Pannwitz, and Matvei Zakharov. After him are Jean Borotra, Katarzyna Kobro, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Luigi Fagioli, Hans Globke, and Hastings Banda. Among people deceased in 1968, Leopold Infeld ranks 50Before him are Husband E. Kimmel, Hans-Jürgen Stumpff, Arnold Zweig, Giovannino Guareschi, Upton Sinclair, and John Heartfield. After him are Friedrich Christian, Margrave of Meissen, Tivadar Soros, Rezső Seress, Hermann-Bernhard Ramcke, Franz Pfeffer von Salomon, and Fedor Tokarev.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Leopold Infeld ranks 334 out of 1,454Before him are Jan Zamoyski (1542), Peter Lindbergh (1944), Hans Karl von Diebitsch (1785), Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776), Helmuth von Pannwitz (1898), and Mieszko III the Old (1126). After him are Emin Pasha (1840), Kurt Schumacher (1895), Walther Nehring (1892), Alfred Flatow (1869), Ludwig Gumplowicz (1838), and Krystian Zimerman (1956).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Leopold Infeld ranks 10Before him are Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Otto Stern (1888), Albert A. Michelson (1852), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), and Joseph Rotblat (1908). After him are Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803), Vladimir Chelomey (1914), Friedrich Ernst Dorn (1848), Hagen Kleinert (1941), Eugen Goldstein (1860), and Max Abraham (1875).