Paul Peter Ewald

1888 - 1985

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Paul Peter Ewald, FRS (January 23, 1888 in Berlin, Germany – August 22, 1985 in Ithaca, New York) was a German crystallographer and physicist, a pioneer of X-ray diffraction methods. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Peter Ewald has received more than 53,903 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Peter Ewald is the 598th most popular physicist, the 3,696th most popular biography from Germany and the 82nd most popular German Physicist.

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Among physicists, Paul Peter Ewald ranks 598 out of 721Before him are Balthasar van der Pol, John C. Slater, Henry Augustus Rowland, Evelyn Fox Keller, Theodore Lyman IV, and Franco Rasetti. After him are Peter Mark Roget, Tullio Regge, John D. Barrow, Mario Livio, Hertha Sponer, and Nicholas Metropolis.

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Among people born in 1888, Paul Peter Ewald ranks 166Before him are Ernesto Ruffini, José Eustasio Rivera, Seán Lester, Edward Cook, Kaarlo Koskelo, and Grey Owl. After him are Hank Mann, Louis J. Mordell, Charles Winslow, Carlo Oriani, Ferdinand Bie, and Harry Crerar. Among people deceased in 1985, Paul Peter Ewald ranks 165Before him are Efrem Zimbalist, Tatiana Proskouriakoff, Frank Oppenheimer, Zoot Sims, Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, and Brian Horrocks. After him are Carlos Mota Pinto, Fritz Keller, John Holt, Bodil Joensen, Herbert Kenneth Airy Shaw, and Ludo Coeck.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Paul Peter Ewald ranks 3,696 out of 5,289Before him are Jacob Christian Schäffer (1718), Bernd Patzke (1943), Princess Elisabeth Albertine of Saxe-Hildburghausen (1713), Walter Giller (1927), Herbert Selpin (1904), and Peter Altmaier (1958). After him are Peter Armbruster (1931), Adolf Brand (1874), Cuno Hoffmeister (1892), Johann Gottfried Seume (1763), Wolfgang Hildesheimer (1916), and Ossi Oswalda (1897).

Among PHYSICISTS In Germany

Among physicists born in Germany, Paul Peter Ewald ranks 82Before him are Walther Müller (1905), Georg Adolf Erman (1806), Gustav Mie (1868), Ralph Kronig (1904), Alfred Landé (1888), and Arthur Schuster (1851). After him are Heinrich Kayser (1853), Hedwig Kohn (1887), Ursula Franklin (1921), Gregor Wentzel (1898), Rudolf Haag (1922), and Jürgen Kurths (1953).