Peter Mark Roget

1779 - 1869

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Peter Mark Roget (UK: US: ; 18 January 1779 – 12 September 1869) was a British physician, natural theologian, lexicographer and founding secretary of The Portico Library. He is best known for publishing, in 1852, the Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases, a classified collection of related words. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Mark Roget has received more than 160,053 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Peter Mark Roget is the 599th most popular physicist (down from 597th in 2019), the 3,259th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 73rd most popular British Physicist.

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Among physicists, Peter Mark Roget ranks 599 out of 721Before him are John C. Slater, Henry Augustus Rowland, Evelyn Fox Keller, Theodore Lyman IV, Franco Rasetti, and Paul Peter Ewald. After him are Tullio Regge, John D. Barrow, Mario Livio, Hertha Sponer, Nicholas Metropolis, and Zoltán Lajos Bay.

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Among people born in 1779, Peter Mark Roget ranks 28Before him are Filippo Paulucci, Francis Scott Key, Johann Schweigger, Joel Roberts Poinsett, Augustin Saint-Hilaire, and Louis de Freycinet. After him are Stephen Decatur, Washington Allston, Zebulon Pike, Mountstuart Elphinstone, and Samuel D. Ingham. Among people deceased in 1869, Peter Mark Roget ranks 40Before him are Théophile Thoré-Bürger, Johann Georg von Hahn, Michael Sars, Pyotr Pavlovich Yershov, Otto Jahn, and George Peabody. After him are Pyotr Anjou, Jean René Constant Quoy, Edwin Stanton, Alexander Dreyschock, Mary Ward, and Diomidis Kyriakos.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Peter Mark Roget ranks 3,259 out of 6,924Before him are Keith Campbell (1954), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (1990), Hywel Dda (880), William McGonagall (1825), Michael Carrick (1981), and Margery Allingham (1904). After him are Anthony Head (1954), David Richards (1952), Edgar Wright (1974), Emily Ratajkowski (1991), Lennie James (1965), and Richard Thomas Lowe (1802).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, Peter Mark Roget ranks 73Before him are John Hopkinson (1849), Sergey Kapitsa (1928), William Astbury (1898), Michael Berry (1941), John Lennard-Jones (1894), and Brandon Carter (1942). After him are John D. Barrow (1952), John Houghton (1931), John Polkinghorne (1930), John Aitken (1839), Bernard Lovell (1913), and Alfred Ewing (1855).