Peter Barlow

1776 - 1862

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Peter Barlow (13 October 1776 – 1 March 1862) was an English mathematician and physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Barlow has received more than 11,780 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Peter Barlow is the 304th most popular mathematician (down from 285th in 2019), the 1,500th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,315th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular British Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Peter Barlow ranks 304 out of 828Before him are Andreas Osiander, Caspar Wessel, Guillaume Postel, Theodor Kaluza, Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant, and Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov. After him are Lev Pontryagin, Pierre François Verhulst, Giambattista Benedetti, Rudolf E. Kálmán, Ivan Vinogradov, and Sergei Sobolev.

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Among people born in 1776, Peter Barlow ranks 16Before him are Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Pehr Henrik Ling, Barthold Georg Niebuhr, Jean-Pierre Boyer, Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński, and Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este. After him are Jean Lafitte, Vasily Tropinin, Lady Hester Stanhope, Christian Gottfried Daniel Nees von Esenbeck, Karl Friedrich Burdach, and Vasily Golovnin. Among people deceased in 1862, Peter Barlow ranks 18Before him are Karl Nesselrode, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Henry Thomas Buckle, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Carl Ludwig Blume, and Carlos Antonio López. After him are Ludwig Uhland, Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria, Elizabeth Siddal, Ignacio Zaragoza, Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, and Johann Nestroy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Barlow ranks 1,500 out of 6,924Before him are Arthur Rackham (1867), John Collier (1850), Stephen Harding (1059), Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774), Herbert Kilpin (1870), and Edward of Norwich, 2nd Duke of York (1373). After him are Gemma Jones (1942), Ralph Richardson (1902), Olaf Stapledon (1886), Elsa Lanchester (1902), John Profumo (1915), and Elias Ashmole (1617).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Peter Barlow ranks 32Before him are George Atwood (1745), Robert Recorde (1512), John Graunt (1620), Alan Baker (1939), John Wilkins (1614), and William George Horner (1786). After him are George Green (1793), William Sealy Gosset (1876), Roger Cotes (1682), Thomas Wright (1711), James Stirling (1692), and Edward Waring (1736).