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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 112,621 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 70 in 2019). Manne Siegbahn is the 95th most popular physicist (up from 107th in 2019), the 56th most popular biography from Sweden (up from 57th 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 95 out of 717Before him are Peter Higgs, Paul Langevin, Arthur Compton, Charles Édouard Guillaume, Dennis Gabor, and James Franck. After him are William Henry Bragg, Edward Teller, Walther Bothe, C. V. Raman, Joseph Henry, and Hippolyte Fizeau.

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Among people born in 1886, Manne Siegbahn ranks 11Before him are Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Oskar Kokoschka, Sergey Kirov, Béla Kun, Jean Arp, and Marc Bloch. After him are Karl Barth, Ernst Thälmann, Karl Polanyi, René Guénon, Gerda Wegener, and Wilhelm Furtwängler. Among people deceased in 1978, Manne Siegbahn ranks 14Before him are Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Giorgio de Chirico, Adolf Dassler, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Ramón Mercader, and Margaret Mead. After him are Anastas Mikoyan, Jim Jones, Umberto Nobile, Ronnie Peterson, Ricardo Zamora, and Kurt Student.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Manne Siegbahn ranks 56 out of 1,612Before him are Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (1906), Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), and Dolph Lundgren (1957). After him are Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Henning Mankell (1948), Björn Borg (1956), Theodor Svedberg (1884), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), and Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981).

Among PHYSICISTS In Sweden

Among physicists born in Sweden, Manne Siegbahn ranks 1After him are Anders Jonas Ångström (1814), Hannes Alfvén (1908), Kai Siegbahn (1918), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Gustaf Dalén (1869), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), Knut Ångström (1857), Bert Bolin (1925), and Vagn Walfrid Ekman (1874).