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Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov

1891 - 1951

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Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (Russian: Серге́й Ива́нович Вави́лов (24 March [O.S. 12 March] 1891 – January 25, 1951) was a Soviet physicist, the President of the Academy of Sciences of the Soviet Union from July 1945 until his death. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov has received more than 41,862 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov is the 285th most popular physicist (up from 370th in 2019), the 409th most popular biography from Russia (up from 636th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Russian Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov ranks 285 out of 721Before him are Masatoshi Koshiba, Jack Steinberger, Hugh David Politzer, Moshé Feldenkrais, Otto Robert Frisch, and Georg Bednorz. After him are Nathan Rosen, Allan MacLeod Cormack, George Smoot, Friedrich Hund, Stephen Hales, and Horst Ludwig Störmer.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov ranks 42Before him are Pier Luigi Nervi, Otto Rasch, Alexander Wienerberger, Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, Anton Dostler, and John Langenus. After him are Hans Reichenbach, Antonio Segni, Michael Polanyi, John Heartfield, Oswald Boelcke, and Jacques Lipchitz. Among people deceased in 1951, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov ranks 27Before him are William Randolph Hearst, Harald Bohr, Oswald Pohl, Zaifeng, Prince Chun, Ivanoe Bonomi, and Óscar Carmona. After him are Émile Chartier, Princess Milica of Montenegro, Robert J. Flaherty, Charles G. Dawes, Soh Jaipil, and Andrei Platonov.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov ranks 409 out of 2,688Before him are Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576), Ivan Serov (1905), Rasul Gamzatov (1923), Elsa Triolet (1896), Leonid Rogozov (1934), and Lyubov Popova (1889). After him are Konstantin Simonov (1915), Ivan Bilibin (1876), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (1869), Igor Smirnov (1941), and Yury Luzhkov (1936).

Among PHYSICISTS In Russia

Among physicists born in Russia, Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov ranks 15Before him are Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov (1928), Nikolay Basov (1922), Igor Kurchatov (1903), Vitaly Ginzburg (1916), and Andre Geim (1958). After him are Yuri Oganessian (1933), Vladimir Shukhov (1853), Georgy Flyorov (1913), Emil Wiechert (1861), Vladimir Fock (1898), and George Zweig (1937).