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 12,500 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Peter Barlow is the 287th most popular mathematician (up from 304th in 2019), the 1,476th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,498th in 2019) and the 29th most popular Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Peter Barlow ranks 287 out of 823Before him are Lorenzo Mascheroni, Vergilius of Salzburg, Olga Ladyzhenskaya, John Graunt, Atle Selberg, and Guo Shoujing. After him are Yi Xing, William Jones, Hans Hahn, Jacopo Riccati, Alan Baker, and Julius Plücker.

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Among people born in 1776, Peter Barlow ranks 17Before him are Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Jean-Pierre Boyer, Barthold Georg Niebuhr, Pehr Henrik Ling, Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński, and Archduchess Maria Leopoldine of Austria-Este. After him are Jean Lafitte, Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus, Lady Hester Stanhope, Vasily Tropinin, Princess Mary, Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh, and Bernardino Drovetti. Among people deceased in 1862, Peter Barlow ranks 17Before him are Mikhail Ostrogradsky, Karl Nesselrode, Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows, Elizabeth Siddal, Henry Thomas Buckle, and Carlos Antonio López. After him are Princess Mathilde Caroline of Bavaria, Hon'inbō Shūsaku, Jeanne Duval, Ludwig Uhland, Princess Maria Antonia Koháry, and Johann Nestroy.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Barlow ranks 1,476 out of 7,765Before him are Katharine, Duchess of Kent (1933), John Beaufort, 1st Duke of Somerset (1404), Adrian Newey (1958), Paul Bettany (1971), Emilia Clarke (1986), and Fergus Suter (1857). After him are Andrew Lincoln (1973), Thomas Hill Green (1836), John Lindley (1799), Martin Freeman (1971), Robert Wyatt (1945), and Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (1944).

Among MATHEMATICIANS In United Kingdom

Among mathematicians born in United Kingdom, Peter Barlow ranks 29Before him are Robert Recorde (1512), George Atwood (1745), Thomas Simpson (1710), William George Horner (1786), John Wilkins (1614), and John Graunt (1620). After him are William Jones (1675), Alan Baker (1939), John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Frank P. Ramsey (1903), George Green (1793), and Edward Waring (1736).