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 38,243 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. William Stanley Jr. is the 488th most popular physicist (up from 614th in 2019), the 3,927th most popular biography from United States and the 97th most popular American Physicist.

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Among physicists, William Stanley Jr. ranks 488 out of 721Before him are Boris Rosing, Paul Davies, Max Abraham, Laurent Cassegrain, Meghnad Saha, and Clarence Zener. After him are Alan Sokal, Edoardo Amaldi, Claude Pouillet, Albert Betz, Marietta Blau, and Hiroshi Amano.

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Among people born in 1858, William Stanley Jr. ranks 77Before him are E. Nesbit, Jenő Hubay, Petar Bojović, Agnes Baden-Powell, Cipriano Castro, and Richard Bergh. After him are Georgi Todorov, Hans Meyer, José Miguel Gómez, Eva Nansen, Heinrich Zille, and Henry Scott Tuke. Among people deceased in 1916, William Stanley Jr. ranks 85Before him are Ferdinand Fellner, Charles Dawson, Princess Augusta of Cambridge, Cai E, Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe, and Émile Faguet. After him are Alice Ball, Tadeusz Ajdukiewicz, Mário de Sá-Carneiro, Adolph Frank, Janis Rozentāls, and Chen Qimei.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Stanley Jr. ranks 3,927 out of 15,968Before him are Michael Johnson (1967), Marc Mitscher (1887), Bobby Driscoll (1937), R. A. Salvatore (1959), Randy Savage (1952), and Machine Gun Kelly (1990). After him are John Leslie (1945), James S. Sherman (1855), Armand Hammer (1898), Kenny Roberts (1951), Kelly Rutherford (1968), and Woody Herman (1913).

Among PHYSICISTS In United States

Among physicists born in United States, William Stanley Jr. ranks 97Before him are Maurice Karnaugh (1924), Eric Allin Cornell (1961), Katharine Burr Blodgett (1898), Robert Brout (1928), Richard C. Tolman (1881), and Clarence Zener (1905). After him are Alan Sokal (1955), Samuel T. Cohen (1921), William D. Coolidge (1873), Lester Germer (1896), Bryce DeWitt (1923), and Robert H. Dicke (1916).