Pieter Zeeman

1865 - 1943

Pieter Zeeman

Pieter Zeeman (Dutch: [ˈzeːmɑn]; 25 May 1865 – 9 October 1943) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hendrik Lorentz for his discovery of the Zeeman effect. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pieter Zeeman has received more than 152,500 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 42nd most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, Pieter Zeeman ranks 42 out of 659Before him are Louis de Broglie, Johannes Diderik van der Waals, Ludwig Boltzmann, Philipp Lenard, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Ernst Mach. After him are Lise Meitner, Wolfgang Pauli, Thomas Young, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Léon Foucault, and Andrei Sakharov.

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Among people born in 1865, Pieter Zeeman ranks 3Before him are Jean Sibelius and Rudyard Kipling. After him are George V, Erich Ludendorff, W. B. Yeats, Ferdinand I of Romania, Alexander Glazunov, Arthur Harden, Warren G. Harding, Archduke Otto of Austria, and Carl Nielsen. Among people deceased in 1943, Pieter Zeeman ranks 5Before him are Nikola Tesla, Sergei Rachmaninoff, David Hilbert, and Karl Landsteiner. After him are Isoroku Yamamoto, Simone Weil, Boris III of Bulgaria, Camille Claudel, Henrik Pontoppidan, Beatrix Potter, and Theodor Eicke.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Pieter Zeeman ranks 24 out of 908Before him are Daniel Bernoulli (1700), M. C. Escher (1898), Rutger Hauer (1944), Willem Barentsz (1550), Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837), and Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff (1852). After him are William III of England (1650), Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Juliana of the Netherlands (1909), Wilhelmina of the Netherlands (1880), Rinus Michels (1928), and Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor (1165).

Among PHYSICISTS In Netherlands

Among physicists born in Netherlands, Pieter Zeeman ranks 5Before him are Christiaan Huygens (1629), Hendrik Lorentz (1853), Daniel Bernoulli (1700), and Johannes Diderik van der Waals (1837). After him are Heike Kamerlingh Onnes (1853), Peter Debye (1884), Nicolaas Bloembergen (1920), Simon van der Meer (1925), Frits Zernike (1888), Martinus J. G. Veltman (1931), and Gerard 't Hooft (1946).