Moritz von Jacobi

1801 - 1874

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Moritz Hermann or Boris Semyonovich (von) Jacobi (Russian: Борис Семёнович Якоби; 21 September 1801, Potsdam – 10 March 1874, Saint Petersburg) was a Prussian and Russian Imperial engineer and physicist of Jewish descent. Jacobi worked mainly in the Russian Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Moritz von Jacobi has received more than 86,957 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Moritz von Jacobi is the 335th most popular physicist (down from 318th in 2019), the 1,688th most popular biography from Germany (down from 1,524th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Physicist.

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Among physicists, Moritz von Jacobi ranks 335 out of 717Before him are August Kundt, Félix Savart, Johann Wilhelm Hittorf, Leopold Infeld, Vladimir Shukhov, and George Francis FitzGerald. After him are Manfred von Ardenne, Karl Guthe Jansky, Shuji Nakamura, Walter A. Shewhart, Ami Argand, and John Theophilus Desaguliers.

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Among people born in 1801, Moritz von Jacobi ranks 21Before him are Antoine Augustin Cournot, Princess Sophie of Sweden, Prince Charles of Prussia, George Biddell Airy, Thomas Cole, and Albert Lortzing. After him are Immanuel Nobel, Karl Baedeker, Marie Laveau, Vladimir Dal, Maria Theresa of Austria, and Henri Labrouste. Among people deceased in 1874, Moritz von Jacobi ranks 15Before him are Maria Teresa, Princess of Beira, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, Cochise, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, Marià Fortuny, and Josiah Warren. After him are Constantin von Tischendorf, Charles Gleyre, Peter Cornelius, Peter Andreas Hansen, Carlos Manuel de Céspedes, and Countess of Ségur.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Moritz von Jacobi ranks 1,688 out of 6,142Before him are Johannes Steinhoff (1913), William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (1516), Hermann Lotze (1817), Sophia of Bavaria (1376), Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin (1673), and Elisabeth of Swabia (1205). After him are Oliver Bierhoff (1968), Charles I, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1713), Oswald Boelcke (1891), Frederick III, Landgrave of Thuringia (1332), Miguel, Duke of Braganza (1853), and Adolf Heusinger (1897).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Moritz von Jacobi ranks 50Before him are Friedrich Hund (1896), Horst Ludwig Störmer (1949), Christoph Scheiner (1575), Pascual Jordan (1902), August Kundt (1839), and Johann Wilhelm Hittorf (1824). After him are Manfred von Ardenne (1907), Heinrich Geißler (1814), Paul Drude (1863), Franz Ernst Neumann (1798), Franz Aepinus (1724), and Johanna Budwig (1908).