Ludvig Lorenz

1829 - 1891

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Ludvig Valentin Lorenz (; 18 January 1829 – 9 June 1891) was a Danish physicist and mathematician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ludvig Lorenz has received more than 47,882 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Ludvig Lorenz is the 418th most popular physicist (down from 392nd in 2019), the 249th most popular biography from Denmark (down from 202nd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Danish Physicist.

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Among physicists, Ludvig Lorenz ranks 418 out of 721Before him are Douglas Hofstadter, Frank Wilczek, Martin Knudsen, Walter Heitler, Ole Worm, and Alan Guth. After him are Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen, Gabriele Veneziano, Rudolf Peierls, Wolfgang Ketterle, Anna Mani, and Henri Tresca.

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Among people born in 1829, Ludvig Lorenz ranks 29Before him are John of Kronstadt, Elizabeth Siddal, Ignacio Zaragoza, Pierre Alexis Ponson du Terrail, Franz Reuleaux, and Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov. After him are José de Alencar, Elwin Bruno Christoffel, Prince William of Baden, Antonio Guzmán Blanco, Konrad Duden, and Prince Moritz of Saxe-Altenburg. Among people deceased in 1891, Ludvig Lorenz ranks 50Before him are Joseph E. Johnston, Mihail Kogălniceanu, Friedrich von Schmidt, Prince Baudouin of Belgium, Paul de Lagarde, and Antonio Ciseri. After him are Aleksander Chodźko, Heinrich Graetz, Hannibal Hamlin, John A. Macdonald, Ferdinand Gregorovius, and Ion C. Brătianu.

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In Denmark

Among people born in Denmark, Ludvig Lorenz ranks 249 out of 783Before him are Jan Gehl (1936), Ernst Reuter (1889), Martin Knudsen (1871), Princess Louise of Denmark (1726), Ole Worm (1588), and Dorothea of Denmark, Electress Palatine (1520). After him are Grethe Ingmann (1938), Helena Christensen (1968), Hans Tausen (1494), Wilhelm Marstrand (1810), Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1831), and Augusta of Denmark (1580).

Among PHYSICISTS In Denmark

Among physicists born in Denmark, Ludvig Lorenz ranks 7Before him are Niels Bohr (1885), Hans Christian Ørsted (1777), Aage Bohr (1922), Christian Bohr (1855), Martin Knudsen (1871), and Ole Worm (1588). After him are Lene Hau (1959).