Peter Mansfield

1933 - 2017

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Sir Peter Mansfield (9 October 1933 – 8 February 2017) was an English physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Mansfield has received more than 201,991 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Peter Mansfield is the 258th most popular physicist (up from 287th in 2019), the 854th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 893rd in 2019) and the 36th most popular British Physicist.

Peter Mansfield is most famous for his work in the field of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

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Among physicists, Peter Mansfield ranks 258 out of 721Before him are Giovanni Battista Venturi, John Kendrew, Ludwig Prandtl, Rainer Weiss, Edme Mariotte, and Ivar Giaever. After him are Ettore Majorana, Jerome Isaac Friedman, Andrew Huxley, Carlo Rubbia, Zhores Alferov, and Theodor W. Hänsch.

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Among people born in 1933, Peter Mansfield ranks 74Before him are David McCallum, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, Cormac McCarthy, Robert Shavlakadze, Horst Buchholz, and Fouad Mebazaa. After him are Richard R. Ernst, Michel Hidalgo, Mathieu Kérékou, John Mayall, Elizabeth Montgomery, and Godfried Danneels. Among people deceased in 2017, Peter Mansfield ranks 63Before him are Al Jarreau, Powers Boothe, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Hans Rosling, Elsa Martinelli, and Giovanni Sartori. After him are Pierre Bergé, Kim Jong-nam, Fats Domino, Sam Shepard, Michael Nyqvist, and Nicolai Gedda.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Mansfield ranks 854 out of 6,924Before him are David I of Scotland (1084), Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738), Michael York (1942), Robert Peel (1788), Petula Clark (1932), and John Hawkins (1532). After him are Lobsang Rampa (1910), John Edensor Littlewood (1885), Dylan Thomas (1914), Philippa of England (1394), Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), and Colin Maclaurin (1698).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, Peter Mansfield ranks 36Before him are John Cockcroft (1897), Anthony James Leggett (1938), Daniel Rutherford (1749), Nevill Francis Mott (1905), Patrick Blackett (1897), and John Kendrew (1917). After him are Andrew Huxley (1917), Brian Josephson (1940), Charles Wheatstone (1802), Stephen Hales (1677), William Whewell (1794), and John Stewart Bell (1928).