PHYSICIST

Yoichiro Nambu

1921 - 2015

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Yoichiro Nambu (南部 陽一郎, Nanbu Yōichirō, 18 January 1921 – 5 July 2015) was a Japanese-American physicist and professor at the University of Chicago. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yoichiro Nambu has received more than 292,330 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Yoichiro Nambu is the 224th most popular physicist (down from 218th in 2019), the 133rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 108th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Japanese Physicist.

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Among PHYSICISTS

Among physicists, Yoichiro Nambu ranks 224 out of 721. Before him are Carl von Linde, Edmond Becquerel, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Tsung-Dao Lee, Joseph Swan, and Johannes Rydberg. After him are Norman Foster Ramsey Jr., David J. Thouless, John Tyndall, Val Logsdon Fitch, Burton Richter, and Georg von Békésy.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1921, Yoichiro Nambu ranks 51Before him are Alida Valli, Edgar Morin, Sugar Ray Robinson, Marija Gimbutas, Arthur Leonard Schawlow, and Georges Brassens. After him are Yitzhak Navon, Paul Watzlawick, Zdeněk Miler, Giuseppe Di Stefano, Alexandra of Yugoslavia, and Moacir Barbosa Nascimento. Among people deceased in 2015, Yoichiro Nambu ranks 46Before him are Frei Otto, Pierre Brice, Charles H. Townes, Faten Hamama, Irwin Rose, and Maureen O'Hara. After him are Yitzhak Navon, Ben E. King, James Horner, Michele Ferrero, René Girard, and Val Logsdon Fitch.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Yoichiro Nambu ranks 133 out of 5,560. Before him are Masanobu Fukuoka (1913), Shoichi Yokoi (1915), Emperor Kōrei (-341), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), Hisataka Okamoto (1933), and Zeami Motokiyo (1363). After him are Kunishige Kamamoto (1944), Emperor Ōjin (210), Emperor Suinin (-69), Mikao Usui (1865), Okita Sōji (1842), and Ken Watanabe (1959).

Among PHYSICISTS In Japan

Among physicists born in Japan, Yoichiro Nambu ranks 4Before him are Hideki Yukawa (1907), Shin'ichirō Tomonaga (1906), and Isamu Akasaki (1929). After him are Leo Esaki (1925), Makoto Kobayashi (1944), Masatoshi Koshiba (1926), Toshihide Maskawa (1940), Shuji Nakamura (1954), Hantaro Nagaoka (1865), Yoshio Nishina (1890), and Takaaki Kajita (1959).