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Otto Robert Frisch

1904 - 1979

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Otto Robert Frisch FRS (1 October 1904 – 22 September 1979) was an Austrian-born British physicist who worked on nuclear physics. With Lise Meitner he advanced the first theoretical explanation of nuclear fission (coining the term) and first experimentally detected the fission by-products. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Robert Frisch has received more than 178,871 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Otto Robert Frisch is the 283rd most popular physicist (up from 324th in 2019), the 298th most popular biography from Austria (up from 332nd in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 283 out of 721Before him are Gérard Mourou, Henry Way Kendall, Masatoshi Koshiba, Jack Steinberger, Hugh David Politzer, and Moshé Feldenkrais. After him are Georg Bednorz, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov, Nathan Rosen, Allan MacLeod Cormack, George Smoot, and Friedrich Hund.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 59Before him are Lal Bahadur Shastri, Greer Garson, František Plánička, Arnold Gehlen, Princess Irene, Duchess of Aosta, and Moshé Feldenkrais. After him are Leopold Trepper, Charles J. Pedersen, Minoru Genda, Luigi Dallapiccola, Josef Bühler, and Peter Lorre. Among people deceased in 1979, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 51Before him are Louis Chiron, Conrad Hilton, Mamie Eisenhower, Yukio Tsuda, Stein Rokkan, and Alfredo Ottaviani. After him are Rudi Dutschke, Abul A'la Maududi, Konstantin Simonov, Charles Mingus, Louis Durey, and Wilfred Bion.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 298 out of 1,075Before him are Joseph Lanner (1801), Otto Gross (1877), Archduke Karl Ferdinand of Austria (1818), Gerhard Berger (1959), Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (1827), and Rudolf Kirchschläger (1915). After him are Matthäus Hetzenauer (1924), René Spitz (1887), Paul Wittgenstein (1887), Richard Neutra (1892), Archduchess Elisabeth Amalie of Austria (1878), and Joe Zawinul (1932).

Among PHYSICISTS In Austria

Among physicists born in Austria, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 8Before him are Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Lise Meitner (1878), Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Christian Doppler (1803), Victor Francis Hess (1883), and Fritjof Capra (1939). After him are Walter Kohn (1923), Victor Weisskopf (1908), Marian Smoluchowski (1872), Marietta Blau (1894), Anton Zeilinger (1945), and Berta Karlik (1904).