New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.

PHYSICIST

Otto Robert Frisch

1904 - 1979

Photo of Otto Robert Frisch

Icon of person Otto Robert Frisch

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 213,878 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia. Otto Robert Frisch is the 277th most popular physicist (up from 283rd in 2019), the 295th most popular biography from Austria (up from 298th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Austrian Physicist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 210k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 59.85

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.11

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.78

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Otto Robert Frisches by language


Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 277 out of 717Before him are Brian Josephson, John Tyndall, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, Masatoshi Koshiba, Leo Esaki, and Zhores Alferov. After him are Jan Ingenhousz, Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, Antoine César Becquerel, Giovanni Battista Venturi, Ivar Giaever, and George Smoot.

Most Popular Physicists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1904, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 54Before him are John Gielgud, Héctor Castro, Moshé Feldenkrais, Gerhard Herzberg, Donald O. Hebb, and Serge Lifar. After him are Peter Lorre, Ernst-Günther Schenck, Leopold Trepper, George Stevens, Charles J. Pedersen, and Elyesa Bazna. Among people deceased in 1979, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 43Before him are Pier Luigi Nervi, Nicholas Ray, Edvard Kardelj, Louis Chiron, Giulio Natta, and Feodor Lynen. After him are Aleksei N. Leontiev, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Abul A'la Maududi, Mamie Eisenhower, Conrad Hilton, and Teruo Nakamura.

Others Born in 1904

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1979

Go to all Rankings

In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 295 out of 1,237Before him are Archduchess Barbara of Austria (1539), Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514), Richard Réti (1889), Toni Sailer (1935), Rudolf Kirchschläger (1915), and Camillo Sitte (1843). After him are Countess Georgina von Wilczek (1921), Lotte Lenya (1898), Bertha Pappenheim (1859), Adam Albert von Neipperg (1775), Anne of Austria, Landgravine of Thuringia (1432), and Joseph Lanner (1801).

Among PHYSICISTS In Austria

Among physicists born in Austria, Otto Robert Frisch ranks 7Before him are Erwin Schrödinger (1887), Lise Meitner (1878), Wolfgang Pauli (1900), Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Christian Doppler (1803), and Victor Francis Hess (1883). After him are Fritjof Capra (1939), Walter Kohn (1923), Victor Weisskopf (1908), Marietta Blau (1894), Anton Zeilinger (1945), and Marian Smoluchowski (1872).