PHYSICIST

Shin'ichirō Tomonaga

1906 - 1979

Shin'ichirō Tomonaga

Shinichiro Tomonaga (朝永 振一郎, Tomonaga Shin'ichirō, March 31, 1906 – July 8, 1979), usually cited as Sin-Itiro Tomonaga in English, was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum electrodynamics, work for which he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 along with Richard Feynman and Julian Schwinger. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shin'ichirō Tomonaga has received more than 115,187 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 184th most popular physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga ranks 183 out of 659Before him are Hugh Everett III, Henry Moseley, Robert Coleman Richardson, Burton Richter, Yang Chen-Ning, and Wolfgang Paul. After him are Richard E. Taylor, Louis Néel, Sheldon Lee Glashow, Vitaly Ginzburg, Edward Mills Purcell, and K. Alex Müller.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1906, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga ranks 44Before him are Ilse Koch, Hans Bethe, Marcelo Caetano, Dino Buzzati, Oleg Antonov, and Philip Johnson. After him are John Huston, Robert E. Howard, Ernst Chain, Klaus Mann, Albert Sabin, and Marie José of Belgium. Among people deceased in 1979, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga ranks 19Before him are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Hafizullah Amin, Ludvík Svoboda, Agostinho Neto, Sid Vicious, and Nelson Rockefeller. After him are Bertil Ohlin, Wilhelm Bittrich, Jean Seberg, Reinhard Gehlen, Werner Forssmann, and Ernst Chain.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga ranks 89 out of 3,113Before him are Emperor Higashiyama (1675), Tōgō Heihachirō (1848), Akira Toriyama (1955), Emperor Nakamikado (1702), Abe no Seimei (921), and Emperor Sakuramachi (1720). After him are Kiichiro Toyoda (1894), Benkei (1155), Kenji Mizoguchi (1898), Sanada Yukimura (1567), Kūkai (774), and Emperor Kōan (-427).

Among PHYSICISTS In Japan

Among physicists born in Japan, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga ranks 2Before him are Hideki Yukawa (1907). After him are Isamu Akasaki (1929), Yoichiro Nambu (1921), Leo Esaki (1925), Masatoshi Koshiba (1926), Makoto Kobayashi (1944), Toshihide Maskawa (1940), Shuji Nakamura (1954), Yoshio Nishina (1890), Takaaki Kajita (1959), and Hantaro Nagaoka (1865).

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