Raoul Pictet

1846 - 1929

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Raoul-Pierre Pictet (4 April 1846 – 27 July 1929) was a Swiss physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raoul Pictet has received more than 19,933 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Raoul Pictet is the 454th most popular physicist (down from 413th in 2019), the 268th most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 216th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Swiss Physicist.

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Among physicists, Raoul Pictet ranks 454 out of 721Before him are John Henry Schwarz, Johann Christian Poggendorff, Friedrich Kohlrausch, George Zweig, Sameera Moussa, and Walther Ritz. After him are Joseph Larmor, Pierre Weiss, John Leslie, Heinrich Rubens, Takaaki Kajita, and Pierre Victor Auger.

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Among people born in 1846, Raoul Pictet ranks 52Before him are F. H. Bradley, Luigi Denza, Amalie Skram, Nikolai Yaroshenko, William Robertson Smith, and Carlo Cafiero. After him are Charles Stewart Parnell, Carlos Pellegrini, Heinrich XXII, Prince Reuss of Greiz, Seth Carlo Chandler, Ernest Monis, and Vladimir Makovsky. Among people deceased in 1929, Raoul Pictet ranks 64Before him are Jacek Malczewski, Georg von der Marwitz, Charles Fox Parham, Léon Delacroix, Frederick Abberline, and Millicent Fawcett. After him are Segundo de Chomón, Ernest Monis, Elfrida Andrée, Agner Krarup Erlang, Vasil Radoslavov, and Clemens von Pirquet.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Raoul Pictet ranks 268 out of 749Before him are Claude Nicollier (1944), Salomon Gessner (1730), Werner Bischof (1916), Hans Erni (1909), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), and Walther Ritz (1878). After him are Abraham Trembley (1710), Emer de Vattel (1714), Didier Queloz (1966), Daniel Schmid (1941), Jean Reynier (1771), and Leopold Kielholz (1911).

Among PHYSICISTS In Switzerland

Among physicists born in Switzerland, Raoul Pictet ranks 10Before him are Felix Bloch (1905), Heinrich Rohrer (1933), K. Alex Müller (1927), Walter H. Schottky (1886), Ami Argand (1750), and Walther Ritz (1878). After him are Paul Scherrer (1890).