Philipp Frank

1884 - 1966

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Philipp Frank (March 20, 1884 – July 21, 1966) was a physicist, mathematician and philosopher of the early-to-mid 20th century. He was a logical-positivist, and a member of the Vienna Circle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Philipp Frank has received more than 49,356 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Philipp Frank is the 328th most popular mathematician (up from 494th in 2019), the 461st most popular biography from Austria (up from 527th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Austrian Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Philipp Frank ranks 328 out of 828Before him are Abraham Wald, Gerhard Gentzen, Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-Fazārī, Sergei Adian, Yang Hui, and Gregorio Ricci-Curbastro. After him are Pierre Alphonse Laurent, Alfred J. Lotka, Enrico Bombieri, Karl Menger, Maurice René Fréchet, and Vergilius of Salzburg.

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Among people born in 1884, Philipp Frank ranks 74Before him are Joseph Boxhall, Antoine Pevsner, Rómulo Gallegos, Jean Paulhan, Félix Gouin, and Anna Vyrubova. After him are Ferdinand von Bredow, Josias Braun-Blanquet, Boris Asafyev, Claude Dornier, Frederick Lorz, and Tanzan Ishibashi. Among people deceased in 1966, Philipp Frank ranks 75Before him are Wieland Wagner, Charles Whitman, Homi J. Bhabha, Bai Chongxi, Elena Stasova, and Caterina Albert. After him are Otto von Knobelsdorff, Arthur Percival, Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski, Robert Rossen, Vladimir Minorsky, and Maximiliano Hernández Martínez.

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Among people born in Austria, Philipp Frank ranks 461 out of 1,075Before him are Archduke Maximilian Eugen of Austria (1895), Ilse Aichinger (1921), Prince René of Bourbon-Parma (1894), Joy Adamson (1910), Ernst Rüdiger von Starhemberg (1638), and Aurel Vlaicu (1882). After him are Ernst Krenek (1900), Guido Starhemberg (1657), Infanta Alicia, Duchess of Calabria (1917), Johann Strauss III (1866), Joseph Mohr (1792), and Johannes Mario Simmel (1924).


Among mathematicians born in Austria, Philipp Frank ranks 8Before him are Josef Stefan (1835), Paul Ehrenfest (1880), Georg von Peuerbach (1423), Emil Artin (1898), Georg Alexander Pick (1859), and Hans Hahn (1879). After him are Karl Menger (1902), Hermann Bondi (1919), Otto E. Neugebauer (1899), Friedrich Waismann (1896), Walter Rudin (1921), and Helena Rasiowa (1917).