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Otto Stern

1888 - 1969

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Otto Stern was also the pen name of German women's rights activist Louise Otto-Peters (1819–1895). Otto Stern (German pronunciation: [ˈɔto ˈʃtɛʁn] (listen); 17 February 1888 – 17 August 1969) was a German-American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Otto Stern has received more than 211,175 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Otto Stern is the 66th most popular physicist (down from 65th in 2019), the 53rd most popular biography from Poland (up from 55th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Polish Physicist.

Otto stern was a German astronomer who was the first to observe the sunspots in 1847.

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Among physicists, Otto Stern ranks 66 out of 717Before him are Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Mikhail Lomonosov, Peter Debye, Maria Goeppert Mayer, Lev Landau, and Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis. After him are Robert Andrews Millikan, Emil Lenz, Roger Penrose, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, and Max von Laue.

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Among people born in 1888, Otto Stern ranks 9Before him are T. E. Lawrence, Dale Carnegie, John Logie Baird, José Raúl Capablanca, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, and Giorgio de Chirico. After him are Carl Schmitt, Nikolai Bukharin, Nestor Makhno, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Raymond Chandler, and Jean Monnet. Among people deceased in 1969, Otto Stern ranks 14Before him are Franz von Papen, Kliment Voroshilov, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Liu Shaoqi, Brian Jones, and Rocky Marciano. After him are Jack Kerouac, Saud of Saudi Arabia, Morihei Ueshiba, Jan Palach, Princess Alice of Battenberg, and Otto Dix.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Otto Stern ranks 53 out of 1,454Before him are Christian Wolff (1679), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Paul Ehrlich (1854), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), Władysław III of Poland (1424), and Klaus Kinski (1926). After him are Friedrich Schleiermacher (1768), Eric of Pomerania (1381), Ferdinand Lassalle (1825), Casimir III the Great (1310), Andrzej Wajda (1926), and Bolesław I the Brave (967).

Among PHYSICISTS In Poland

Among physicists born in Poland, Otto Stern ranks 5Before him are Marie Curie (1867), Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686), Rudolf Clausius (1822), and Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906). After him are Albert A. Michelson (1852), Isidor Isaac Rabi (1898), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Joseph Rotblat (1908), Leopold Infeld (1898), Heinrich Wilhelm Dove (1803), and Vladimir Chelomey (1914).