Paul Scherrer

1890 - 1969

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Paul Hermann Scherrer (3 February 1890 – 25 September 1969) was a Swiss physicist. Born in St.Gallen, Switzerland, he studied at Göttingen, Germany, before becoming a lecturer there. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Scherrer has received more than 77,702 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Paul Scherrer is the 631st most popular physicist, the 452nd most popular biography from Switzerland and the 11th most popular Swiss Physicist.

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Among physicists, Paul Scherrer ranks 631 out of 721Before him are George F. R. Ellis, Julius Wess, Seymour Benzer, Ursula Franklin, Nikolay Umov, and Humberto Fernández-Morán. After him are Alexander Markovich Polyakov, Tom Kibble, Charles Stark Draper, Mark Oliphant, Valentine Telegdi, and Ted Fujita.

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Among people born in 1890, Paul Scherrer ranks 169Before him are Karl Patterson Schmidt, Stratis Myrivilis, Eddie Rickenbacker, Stanley Holloway, Robert Ripley, and Ellen Osiier. After him are Ichiya Kumagae, Art Acord, Albert Zürner, Jeanne Eagels, Alma Richards, and Robert Armstrong. Among people deceased in 1969, Paul Scherrer ranks 157Before him are Moisés Solana, Albert Hill, Stratis Myrivilis, Vilho Väisälä, Stijn Streuvels, and Carlos Alberto Arroyo del Río. After him are Hans Rademacher, Vernon Duke, Tom Naudé, Óscar Osorio, Corneliu Robe, and Barton MacLane.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Paul Scherrer ranks 452 out of 749Before him are Georges Beuchat (1910), Heini Walter (1927), Armand Borel (1923), Florian Cajori (1859), Walter Steiner (1951), and Rudolf Gnägi (1917). After him are Bruno Manser (1954), Heinz Schiller (1930), Urs Bühler (1971), Elizabeth Thompson (1846), René Bader (1922), and Bernard Fellay (1958).

Among PHYSICISTS In Switzerland

Among physicists born in Switzerland, Paul Scherrer ranks 11Before him are Heinrich Rohrer (1933), K. Alex Müller (1927), Walter H. Schottky (1886), Ami Argand (1750), Walther Ritz (1878), and Raoul Pictet (1846).