PHYSICIST

Pierre Curie

1859 - 1906

Pierre Curie

Pierre Curie (, KEWR-ee; French: [pjɛʁ kyʁi]; 15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity, and radioactivity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pierre Curie has received more than 1,547,885 page views. His biography is available in 102 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Pierre Curie ranks 11 out of 659Before him are Michael Faraday, Alessandro Volta, Niels Bohr, Max Planck, James Clerk Maxwell, and André-Marie Ampère. After him are Ernest Rutherford, Henri Becquerel, James Prescott Joule, Christiaan Huygens, Robert Hooke, and Evangelista Torricelli.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1859, Pierre Curie ranks 3Before him are Arthur Conan Doyle and Wilhelm II, German Emperor. After him are Henri Bergson, Knut Hamsun, L. L. Zamenhof, Edmund Husserl, John Dewey, Svante Arrhenius, Georges Seurat, Alfred Dreyfus, and Yuan Shikai. Among people deceased in 1906, Pierre Curie ranks 3Before him are Paul Cézanne and Henrik Ibsen. After him are Ludwig Boltzmann, Christian IX of Denmark, Archduke Otto of Austria, Élie Ducommun, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Anton Arensky, Georgy Gapon, and Mihály Zichy.

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In France

Among people born in France, Pierre Curie ranks 44 out of 4,109Before him are Auguste Comte (1798), Émile Durkheim (1858), Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841), Brigitte Bardot (1934), Charles Baudelaire (1821), and André-Marie Ampère (1775). After him are Louis XIII of France (1601), Michel Foucault (1926), Cardinal Richelieu (1585), Eugène Delacroix (1798), Gustave Eiffel (1832), and Claudius (-10).

Among PHYSICISTS In France

Among physicists born in France, Pierre Curie ranks 2Before him are André-Marie Ampère (1775). After him are Henri Becquerel (1852), Henry Cavendish (1731), Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736), Louis de Broglie (1892), Léon Foucault (1819), Frédéric Joliot-Curie (1900), Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis (1792), Jean Baptiste Perrin (1870), Augustin-Jean Fresnel (1788), and François Arago (1786).

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