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 90,633 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Manne Siegbahn is the 107th most popular physicist (down from 77th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 37th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 107 out of 721Before him are Pavel Cherenkov, Joseph Henry, C. F. Powell, Eugene Wigner, Clinton Davisson, and Jean-Baptiste Biot. After him are Ernest Lawrence, Augustin-Jean Fresnel, François Arago, John Bardeen, Arno Allan Penzias, and Igor Tamm.

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Among people born in 1886, Manne Siegbahn ranks 14Before him are Béla Kun, Sergey Kirov, Marc Bloch, Karl von Frisch, Karl Barth, and Ernst Thälmann. After him are Gerda Wegener, Gotthard Heinrici, Karl Polanyi, Wilhelm Furtwängler, René Guénon, and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg. Among people deceased in 1978, Manne Siegbahn ranks 15Before him are Aldo Moro, Giorgio de Chirico, Ramón Mercader, Margaret Mead, Umberto Nobile, and Anastas Mikoyan. After him are John Cazale, Ricardo Zamora, Jim Jones, Hasso von Manteuffel, Willy Messerschmitt, and Kurt Student.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Manne Siegbahn ranks 57 out of 1,296Before him are Folke Bernadotte (1895), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), Anders Jonas Ångström (1814), Benny Andersson (1946), and Björn Ulvaeus (1945). After him are Eric IX of Sweden (1120), Stellan Skarsgård (1951), Allvar Gullstrand (1862), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Gunnar Myrdal (1898), and Carl Larsson (1853).

Among PHYSICISTS In Sweden

Among physicists born in Sweden, Manne Siegbahn ranks 2Before him are Anders Jonas Ångström (1814). After him are Gustaf Dalén (1869), Hannes Alfvén (1908), Kai Siegbahn (1918), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), Knut Ångström (1857), Wilhelm Hisinger (1766), and Bert Bolin (1925).