Pavel Cherenkov

1904 - 1990

Pavel Cherenkov

Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (Russian: Па́вел Алексе́евич Черенко́в [ˈpavʲɪɫ ɐlʲɪˈksʲeɪvʲɪtɕ tɕɪrʲɪnˈkof], July 28, 1904 – January 6, 1990) was a Soviet physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1958 with Ilya Frank and Igor Tamm for the discovery of Cherenkov radiation, made in 1934. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavel Cherenkov has received more than 131,966 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 75th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Pavel Cherenkov ranks 75 out of 659Before him are Maria Goeppert Mayer, Wilhelm Eduard Weber, Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis, Max von Laue, Carl Zeiss, and Aage Bohr. After him are Georges Lemaître, Manne Siegbahn, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Joseph von Fraunhofer, and Dennis Gabor.

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Among people born in 1904, Pavel Cherenkov ranks 14Before him are Jean Gabin, Umberto II of Italy, J. Robert Oppenheimer, Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia, Johnny Weissmuller, and Graham Greene. After him are George Gamow, Glenn Miller, Alexei Kosygin, Karl Brandt, Ève Curie, and Joan Crawford. Among people deceased in 1990, Pavel Cherenkov ranks 9Before him are Greta Garbo, Roald Dahl, B. F. Skinner, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, and Ava Gardner. After him are Alberto Moravia, Norbert Elias, Friedrich Dürrenmatt, Sarah Vaughan, Paulette Goddard, and John Bowlby.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pavel Cherenkov ranks 102 out of 2,050Before him are Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Alexandra Kollontai (1872), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Ivan Konev (1897), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), and Nikolai Yezhov (1895). After him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), and Ivan V of Russia (1666).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Pavel Cherenkov ranks 5Before him are Gustav Kirchhoff (1824), Andrei Sakharov (1921), Wilhelm Wien (1864), and Mikhail Lomonosov (1711). After him are Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Igor Tamm (1895), Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928), Ilya Frank (1908), Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Igor Kurchatov (1903), and Nikolay Basov (1922).

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