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Otto Schmidt

1891 - 1956

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Otto Yulyevich Shmidt (born Otto Friedrich Julius Schmidt; 30 September [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Schmidt has received more than 132,502 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Otto Schmidt is the 317th most popular physicist (down from 312th in 2019), the 46th most popular biography from Belarus (up from 48th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Belarusian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Otto Schmidt ranks 317 out of 717Before him are Leon M. Lederman, Toshihide Maskawa, Steven Chu, John Stewart Bell, Marguerite Perey, and Nathan Rosen. After him are Daniel C. Tsui, Qian Xuesen, Christoph Scheiner, John Mauchly, Yakov Zeldovich, and James Jeans.

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Among people born in 1891, Otto Schmidt ranks 47Before him are Grant Wood, Michael Polanyi, Antonio Segni, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Moïse Kisling, and Arthur Drewry. After him are Jacques Lipchitz, Takijirō Ōnishi, Yevhen Konovalets, John Heartfield, John Langenus, and Shizo Kanakuri. Among people deceased in 1956, Otto Schmidt ranks 48Before him are Gottfried Benn, Savielly Tartakower, Art Tatum, Mahmud Barzanji, Hiram Bingham III, and Erich Kleiber. After him are Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Alben W. Barkley, Thomas J. Watson, Pío Baroja, Walter Sydney Adams, and Drastamat Kanayan.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Otto Schmidt ranks 46 out of 330Before him are Olga Korbut (1955), Sophia of Minsk (1140), Ivan Yakubovsky (1912), Aleksei Antonov (1896), Marek Edelman (1922), and Euphrosyne of Polotsk (1110). After him are Vasil Bykaŭ (1924), Yakov Zeldovich (1914), Ignacy Domeyko (1802), Alexander Orlov (1895), Mikołaj "the Black" Radziwiłł (1515), and Shneur Zalman of Liadi (1745).

Among PHYSICISTS In Belarus

Among physicists born in Belarus, Otto Schmidt ranks 2Before him are Zhores Alferov (1930). After him are Yakov Zeldovich (1914), Leonid Mandelstam (1879), and Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski (1845).