Maurice Karnaugh

1924 - Today

Photo of Maurice Karnaugh

Icon of person Maurice Karnaugh

Maurice Karnaugh (; born 4 October 1924) is an American physicist, mathematician and inventor known for the Karnaugh map used in Boolean algebra. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maurice Karnaugh has received more than 77,553 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Maurice Karnaugh is the 470th most popular physicist (down from 411th in 2019), the 3,755th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,767th in 2019) and the 91st most popular American Physicist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 78k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 62.79

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.97

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Maurice Karnaughs by language


Among physicists, Maurice Karnaugh ranks 470 out of 721Before him are Jacob Bekenstein, William Robert Grove, Saul Perlmutter, Stefan Hell, Alexis Thérèse Petit, and Boris Podolsky. After him are Eric Allin Cornell, Jules Jamin, Yulii Khariton, Ralph H. Fowler, Yuval Ne'eman, and John Robison.

Most Popular Physicists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1924, Maurice Karnaugh ranks 185Before him are Luděk Pachman, Edward Cassidy, William Auld, Juan Carlos González, Jean-François Revel, and Phyllis Schlafly. After him are Lubomír Štrougal, Fud Leclerc, Dennis Weaver, Mike Bongiorno, Werner Kohlmeyer, and José Donoso.

Others Born in 1924

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Maurice Karnaugh ranks 3,755 out of 15,968Before him are Jim Davis (1909), Sixto Durán Ballén (1921), Sylvia Sidney (1910), Robert Z. Leonard (1889), Mabel Normand (1892), and Phyllis Schlafly (1924). After him are Anna Faris (1976), Martin Brest (1951), Dolley Madison (1768), Claire Danes (1979), Richard Bright (1937), and Thomas Gibson (1962).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, Maurice Karnaugh ranks 91Before him are Gene Amdahl (1922), Philip Abelson (1913), John G. Trump (1907), John Henry Schwarz (1941), Grote Reber (1911), and Saul Perlmutter (1959). After him are Eric Allin Cornell (1961), Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898), Robert Brout (1928), Richard C. Tolman (1881), Clarence Zener (1905), and William Stanley Jr. (1858).