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 148,710 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Martinus J. G. Veltman is the 240th most popular physicist (down from 234th in 2019), the 128th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 112th in 2019) and the 11th 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 240 out of 721Before him are Gerd Binnig, Max Delbrück, Anthony James Leggett, Daniel Rutherford, Antoine César Becquerel, and David Lee. After him are Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Nevill Francis Mott, Julian Schwinger, Leo Esaki, Fritjof Capra, and Patrick Blackett.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1931, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 60Before him are Jacques Demy, Burton Richter, Sofia Gubaidulina, Clive Cussler, Anthony de Mello, and David Lee. After him are Stanislav Grof, Charles Taylor, Sam Cooke, Nawal El Saadawi, Jack Swigert, and Ike Turner. Among people deceased in 2021, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 1After him are Phil Spector, Sheldon Adelson, Tanya Roberts, Michael Apted, Marion Ramsey, Henri Schwery, Carlos do Carmo, Eusébio Scheid, Vassilis Alexakis, Rush Limbaugh, and Colin Bell.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 128 out of 1,209Before him are Harry Mulisch (1927), Edwin van der Sar (1970), Cornelis Drebbel (1572), Meindert Hobbema (1638), Jan Swammerdam (1637), and Isabelle de Charrière (1740). After him are Famke Janssen (1964), Wim Duisenberg (1935), Peter Stuyvesant (1612), Joris Ivens (1898), Eugène Dubois (1858), and L. E. J. Brouwer (1881).

Among PHYSICISTS In Netherlands

Among physicists born in Netherlands, Martinus J. G. Veltman ranks 11Before him are Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Peter Debye (1884), Simon van der Meer (1925), Frits Zernike (1888), and Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920). After him are Jan Ingenhousz (1730), Gerard 't Hooft (1946), Hans Kramers (1894), Hendrik Casimir (1909), Samuel Goudsmit (1902), and Willem Hendrik Keesom (1876).