Milutin Milanković

1879 - 1958

Milutin Milanković

Milutin Milanković (Serbian Cyrillic: Милутин Миланковић [milǔtin milǎːnkɔʋitɕ]; 28 May 1879 – 12 December 1958) was a Serbian mathematician, astronomer, climatologist, geophysicist, civil engineer and popularizer of science. Milanković gave two fundamental contributions to global science. The first contribution is the "Canon of the Earth’s Insolation", which characterizes the climates of all the planets of the Solar system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Milutin Milanković has received more than 222,400 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular geologist.

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Among geologists, Milutin Milanković ranks 5 out of 52Before him are Alfred Wegener, Charles Francis Richter, Nicolas Steno, and Friedrich Mohs. After him are Charles Lyell, James Hutton, Francis Beaufort, Andrija Mohorovičić, Inge Lehmann, Eduard Suess, and Abraham Gottlob Werner.

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Among people born in 1879, Milutin Milanković ranks 15Before him are Emperor Taishō, Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, Francis Picabia, Alma Mahler, and Ottorino Respighi. After him are Symon Petliura, Hans Luther, Ramana Maharshi, Rudolf von Laban, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted. Among people deceased in 1958, Milutin Milanković ranks 12Before him are John B. Watson, Roger Martin du Gard, Clinton Davisson, Ernest Lawrence, Kurt Alder, and Maurice de Vlaminck. After him are Juan Ramón Jiménez, Lion Feuchtwanger, Faisal II of Iraq, Tyrone Power, Georges Rouault, and G. E. Moore.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Milutin Milanković ranks 130 out of 799Before him are Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (1559), Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1738), Otto of Greece (1815), Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1743), Karl Polanyi (1886), and Frederick the Fair (1289). After him are Franz Stangl (1908), Josef Strauss (1827), Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), Josef Stefan (1835), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), and Amon Göth (1908).

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Among geologists born in Austria, Milutin Milanković ranks 1After him are Walther Penck (1888).

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