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PHYSICIST

Martinus J. G. Veltman

1931 - 2021

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Martinus Justinus Godefriedus "Tini" Veltman (Dutch pronunciation: [mɑrˈtinʏʃʏsˈtinʏs xoːdəˈfridʏs ˈtini ˈvɛltmɑn]; 27 June 1931 – 4 January 2021) was a Dutch theoretical physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martinus J. G. Veltman has received more than 166,192 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Martinus J. G. Veltman is the 171st most popular physicist (up from 240th in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Netherlands (up from 128th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Dutch Physicist.

Martinus J. G. Veltman is most famous for his work in quantum chromodynamics, a theory that describes the strong nuclear force.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 171 out of 717Before him are Georges Charpak, Benjamin Thompson, James Rainwater, Leon Cooper, Robert H. Goddard, and Igor Kurchatov. After him are Hannes Alfvén, Pyotr Kapitsa, Edward Mills Purcell, Arthur Ashkin, James Cronin, and Charles H. Townes.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 37Before him are Rupert Murdoch, João Gilberto, D. B. Cooper, Aldo Rossi, Syukuro Manabe, and Johannes Rau. After him are James Cronin, James Earl Jones, Ike Turner, Larry Hagman, Caterina Valente, and Kakuichi Mimura. Among people deceased in 2021, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 41Before him are Hans Küng, Frank Williams, Chick Corea, Robert Mundell, Jorge Sampaio, and Carlos Reutemann. After him are Paul J. Crutzen, Lina Wertmüller, Jean-Pierre Adams, Dušan Ivković, Richard R. Ernst, and Jean-Luc Nancy.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 89 out of 1,427Before him are Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562), Geert Hofstede (1928), Judith Leyster (1609), Lucas van Leyden (1494), Edsger W. Dijkstra (1930), and Gerard David (1450). After him are Willem de Kooning (1904), Kees van Dongen (1877), Paul J. Crutzen (1933), Jan van Goyen (1596), Hendrick Avercamp (1585), and Jacobus Arminius (1560).

Among PHYSICISTS In Netherlands

Among physicists born in Netherlands, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 10Before him are Pieter Zeeman (1865), Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Peter Debye (1884), Frits Zernike (1888), and Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920). After him are Simon van der Meer (1925), Jan Ingenhousz (1730), Gerard 't Hooft (1946), Hans Kramers (1894), Hendrik Casimir (1909), and Samuel Goudsmit (1902).