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Victor Weisskopf

1908 - 2002

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Victor Frederick "Viki" Weisskopf (also spelled Viktor; September 19, 1908 – April 22, 2002) was an Austrian-born American theoretical physicist. He did postdoctoral work with Werner Heisenberg, Erwin Schrödinger, Wolfgang Pauli, and Niels Bohr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Weisskopf has received more than 172,573 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Victor Weisskopf is the 400th most popular physicist (down from 389th in 2019), the 490th most popular biography from Austria (down from 477th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Austrian Physicist.

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Among physicists, Victor Weisskopf ranks 400 out of 717Before him are Jacob Bekenstein, Christopher Polhem, Hantaro Nagaoka, William Watson, Georgy Flyorov, and Friedrich Ernst Dorn. After him are John Kerr, Hagen Kleinert, Johann Heinrich Schulze, Walther Meissner, Jurij Vega, and Marietta Blau.

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Among people born in 1908, Victor Weisskopf ranks 115Before him are Aden Adde, Sergei Sobolev, Lupe Vélez, John Tuzo Wilson, Carlo Abarth, and Afet İnan. After him are Françoise Dolto, Ivan Yefremov, Robert Rossen, Michel Marcel Navratil, Sam Giancana, and Edgar Faure. Among people deceased in 2002, Victor Weisskopf ranks 102Before him are Joseph Bonanno, Alexander Lebed, Lionel Hampton, Văn Tiến Dũng, David Riesman, and Nikolai Amosov. After him are J. Lee Thompson, Ted Williams, Joseph Luns, Dhirubhai Ambani, Waylon Jennings, and Arno Peters.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Victor Weisskopf ranks 490 out of 1,237Before him are Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1882), Carl Zeller (1842), Anton Karas (1906), Helmuth Koinigg (1948), Leopold Figl (1902), and Johann Strauss III (1866). After him are Erich von Tschermak (1871), Anna Mahler (1904), Infanta Blanca of Spain (1868), Sylvester Stadler (1910), Sebastian Kurz (1986), and Archduke Peter Ferdinand of Austria (1874).

Among PHYSICISTS In Austria

Among physicists born in Austria, Victor Weisskopf ranks 10Before him are Ludwig Boltzmann (1844), Christian Doppler (1803), Victor Francis Hess (1883), Otto Robert Frisch (1904), Fritjof Capra (1939), and Walter Kohn (1923). After him are Marietta Blau (1894), Anton Zeilinger (1945), Marian Smoluchowski (1872), Berta Karlik (1904), Julius Wess (1934), and Sulamith Goldhaber (1923).