William Stanley Jr.

1858 - 1916

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William Stanley Jr. (November 28, 1858 – May 14, 1916) was an American physicist born in Brooklyn, New York. During his career, he obtained 129 patents covering a variety of electric devices. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Stanley Jr. has received more than 45,461 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). William Stanley Jr. is the 480th most popular physicist (up from 488th in 2019), the 4,013th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,925th in 2019) and the 95th most popular Physicist.

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Among physicists, William Stanley Jr. ranks 480 out of 717Before him are Vilhelm Bjerknes, Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, John Leslie, Anatoly Alexandrov, Konstantin Novoselov, and Maurice Karnaugh. After him are Pierre Victor Auger, Otto Lehmann, Ernest Marsden, Jayant Narlikar, Edoardo Amaldi, and Boris Podolsky.

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Among people born in 1858, William Stanley Jr. ranks 80Before him are Oldfield Thomas, Mikimoto Kōkichi, Emma Calvé, Wilhelm Fliess, Richard Bergh, and Infanta Adelgundes, Duchess of Guimarães. After him are Cipriano Castro, Georgi Todorov, Eduard von Toll, Agnes Baden-Powell, Oskar Minkowski, and José Miguel Gómez. Among people deceased in 1916, William Stanley Jr. ranks 85Before him are Ferdinand Fellner, Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe, Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser, Hugo von Pohl, Princess Augusta of Cambridge, and Cai E. After him are Mário de Sá-Carneiro, James Guillaume, Janis Rozentāls, Jane Dieulafoy, Eduard Nápravník, and Adolph Frank.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Stanley Jr. ranks 4,013 out of 18,182Before him are Benjamin Apthorp Gould (1824), Sid Haig (1939), Carmine Appice (1946), Brian Keith (1921), Mike Love (1941), and David Graeber (1961). After him are Anne Francis (1930), Michael Nouri (1945), Lenny Bruce (1925), Bud Abbott (1897), Larry Wall (1954), and Amadeo Giannini (1870).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, William Stanley Jr. ranks 95Before him are Alan Sokal (1955), Alan Guth (1947), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), John Henry Schwarz (1941), Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898), and Maurice Karnaugh (1924). After him are Richard C. Tolman (1881), John G. Trump (1907), Ira Sprague Bowen (1898), Mildred Dresselhaus (1930), Robert H. Dicke (1916), and Clarence Zener (1905).