PHYSICIST

Wilhelm Hisinger

1766 - 1852

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Wilhelm Hisinger (23 December 1766 – 28 June 1852) was a Swedish physicist and chemist who in 1807, working in coordination with Jöns Jakob Berzelius, noted that in electrolysis any given substance always went to the same pole, and that substances attracted to the same pole had other properties in common. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Wilhelm Hisinger has received more than 16,451 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Wilhelm Hisinger is the 543rd most popular physicist (down from 468th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 389th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Swedish Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Wilhelm Hisinger ranks 543 out of 721Before him are Robert Mills, Charles Kittel, Wander Johannes de Haas, Giovanni Giorgi, Rashid Sunyaev, and Étienne-Gaspard Robert. After him are Otto Lehmann, Yakir Aharonov, Carl August von Steinheil, Louis-François-Clement Breguet, Aleksandr Stoletov, and Jürgen Ehlers.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1766, Wilhelm Hisinger ranks 29Before him are John Leslie, Guillaume Philibert Duhesme, Joseph Weigl, Joseph Franz von Jacquin, Samuel Frederick Gray, and John Farey Sr.. After him are Alexander Wilson, William Townsend Aiton, and Benjamin Smith Barton. Among people deceased in 1852, Wilhelm Hisinger ranks 46Before him are Achille Richard, Nicolae Bălcescu, Pavel Fedotov, Margaret Taylor, Edward Bransfield, and Daniel Webster. After him are Carlos María de Alvear, James Francis Stephens, František Čelakovský, José Ballivián, Francisco Javier Echeverría, and Christoph Gudermann.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Wilhelm Hisinger ranks 508 out of 1,296Before him are Peter Haber (1952), Ivar Lo-Johansson (1901), Hedvig Charlotta Nordenflycht (1718), Georg Åberg (1893), Victor Hasselblad (1906), and Nils Axelsson (1906). After him are May Britt (1933), Hans Alfredson (1931), Henrik Sjöberg (1875), Mikael Håfström (1960), Jean Tabary (1930), and Ture Rangström (1884).

Among PHYSICISTS In Sweden

Among physicists born in Sweden, Wilhelm Hisinger ranks 11Before him are Kai Siegbahn (1918), Johannes Rydberg (1854), Rolf Maximilian Sievert (1896), Oskar Klein (1894), Christopher Polhem (1661), and Knut Ångström (1857). After him are Bert Bolin (1925), Max Tegmark (1967), and Vagn Walfrid Ekman (1874).