Manne Siegbahn

1886 - 1978

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Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn FRS(For) HFRSE (3 December 1886 – 26 September 1978) was a Swedish physicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1924 "for his discoveries and research in the field of X-ray spectroscopy". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Manne Siegbahn has received more than 129,933 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Manne Siegbahn is the 78th most popular physicist (up from 95th in 2019), the 44th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 55th in 2019) and the most popular Swedish Physicist.

Manne Siegbahn is most famous for his work in the field of X-ray crystallography.

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Among physicists, Manne Siegbahn ranks 78 out of 851Before him are Georges Lemaître, James Chadwick, Lawrence Bragg, Ernest Lawrence, Louis de Broglie, and Mikhail Lomonosov. After him are C. F. Powell, Charles Glover Barkla, Percy Williams Bridgman, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, John Bardeen, and Hans Bethe.

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Among people born in 1886, Manne Siegbahn ranks 7Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Alfonso XIII of Spain, Robert Schuman, Diego Rivera, Oskar Kokoschka, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. After him are Béla Kun, Sergey Kirov, Marc Bloch, René Guénon, Jean Arp, and Ernst Thälmann. Among people deceased in 1978, Manne Siegbahn ranks 10Before him are Aram Khachaturian, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Kurt Gödel, Aldo Moro, Jacques Brel, and Giorgio de Chirico. After him are Adolf Dassler, Umberto Nobile, Ramón Mercader, Anastas Mikoyan, Ricardo Zamora, and John Cazale.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Manne Siegbahn ranks 44 out of 1,879Before him are Anders Zorn (1860), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Agnetha Fältskog (1950), Ulrika Eleonora, Queen of Sweden (1688), Charles XI of Sweden (1655), and Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden (1778). After him are Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), Carl Larsson (1853), and Eric XIV of Sweden (1533).

Among PHYSICISTS In Sweden

Among physicists born in Sweden, Manne Siegbahn ranks 1After him are Gustaf Dalén (1869), Anders Jonas Ångström (1814), Hannes Alfvén (1908), Kai Siegbahn (1918), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Vagn Walfrid Ekman (1874), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), Knut Ångström (1857), and Wilhelm Hisinger (1766).