William Robert Grove

1811 - 1896

William Robert Grove

Sir William Robert Grove, FRS FRSE (11 July 1811 – 1 August 1896) was a Welsh judge and physical scientist. He anticipated the general theory of the conservation of energy, and was a pioneer of fuel cell technology. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Robert Grove has received more than 121,446 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 440th most popular physicist.

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Among physicists, William Robert Grove ranks 439 out of 659Before him are Pierre Victor Auger, Joseph Larmor, Samuel Goudsmit, Marie Alfred Cornu, Hiroshi Amano, and Meghnad Saha. After him are Pierre Weiss, Anatole Abragam, Grote Reber, Macedonio Melloni, Vladimir Steklov, and Alan Guth.

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Among people born in 1811, William Robert Grove ranks 35Before him are Auguste Bravais, Joseph Cafasso, Otto Hesse, Karel Jaromír Erben, Raden Saleh, and Karl Gutzkow. After him are Ditlev Gothard Monrad, Carl Johan Thyselius, Peter Julian Eymard, J. C. Jacobsen, John William Draper, and Princess Friederike of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. Among people deceased in 1896, William Robert Grove ranks 41Before him are Emma Darwin, Louis Gerhard De Geer, Rainilaiarivony, Marcelo H. del Pilar, Jules Simon, and Antonio Maceo Grajales. After him are Charilaos Trikoupis, Félix Tisserand, Benjamin Apthorp Gould, Luigi Palmieri, Hamad bin Thuwaini of Zanzibar, and Princess Elisabeth of Saxe-Altenburg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Robert Grove ranks 1,881 out of 5,347Before him are Walter Bagehot (1826), Tom Ellis (1978), Robert Burton (1577), Lionel Robbins (1898), Richard Henderson (1945), and Henry Maudslay (null). After him are Julia Ormond (1965), Louisa Adams (1775), Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland (1640), Eric Knight (1897), John Hadley (1682), and John Gilbert Baker (1834).

Among PHYSICISTS In United Kingdom

Among physicists born in United Kingdom, William Robert Grove ranks 53Before him are Duncan Haldane (1951), John Kerr (1824), John Canton (1718), John Dollond (1706), G. M. B. Dobson (1889), and Joseph Larmor (1857). After him are William Edward Ayrton (1847), Ernest Marsden (1889), Ralph H. Fowler (1889), Dennis W. Sciama (1926), Charles Galton Darwin (null), and James David Forbes (1809).