Theodor Kaluza

1885 - 1954

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Theodor Franz Eduard Kaluza (German: [kaˈluːt͡sa]; 9 November 1885 – 19 January 1954) was a German mathematician and physicist known for the Kaluza–Klein theory, involving field equations in five-dimensional space-time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodor Kaluza has received more than 101,291 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Theodor Kaluza is the 301st most popular mathematician (up from 350th in 2019), the 410th most popular biography from Poland (up from 433rd in 2019) and the 15th most popular Polish Mathematician.

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Among mathematicians, Theodor Kaluza ranks 301 out of 828Before him are Zhu Shijie, Viktor Bunyakovsky, Abu Zayd al-Balkhi, Andreas Osiander, Caspar Wessel, and Guillaume Postel. After him are Adhémar Jean Claude Barré de Saint-Venant, Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov, Peter Barlow, Lev Pontryagin, Pierre François Verhulst, and Giambattista Benedetti.

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Among people born in 1885, Theodor Kaluza ranks 79Before him are Soemu Toyoda, Seishirō Itagaki, Princess Victoria Adelaide of Schleswig-Holstein, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, Frank Knight, and Jacques Feyder. After him are Constantin Sănătescu, Władysław Raczkiewicz, St John Philby, Milan Vidmar, Lev Rudnev, and Dorando Pietri. Among people deceased in 1954, Theodor Kaluza ranks 44Before him are James Hilton, Clemens Krauss, Lionel Barrymore, Princess Margaret of Prussia, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and Yehuda Ashlag. After him are Onofre Marimón, Fritz London, Thành Thái, Marianne Weber, Wilhelm Schmidt, and Sait Faik Abasıyanık.

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Among people born in Poland, Theodor Kaluza ranks 410 out of 1,231Before him are Barbara Jagiellon (1478), I. L. Peretz (1852), Pylyp Orlyk (1672), Arthur Zimmermann (1864), Jan Jesenius (1566), and Horst Mahler (1936). After him are Florian Znaniecki (1882), Sendivogius (1566), Janusz Korwin-Mikke (1942), Hans Woellke (1911), Sophia Jagiellon, Margravine of Brandenburg-Ansbach (1464), and Nikita Ivanovich Panin (1718).


Among mathematicians born in Poland, Theodor Kaluza ranks 15Before him are Felix Hausdorff (1868), Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus (1651), Kazimierz Kuratowski (1896), Alfred Korzybski (1879), Hugo Steinhaus (1887), and Vitello (1230). After him are Richard Courant (1888), Emil Leon Post (1897), Klaus Roth (1925), Michael O. Rabin (1931), Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865), and Martin Kutta (1867).