Famous Physicists

The Most Famous Physicists

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Walter KohnMarch 9, 1923AustrianNobel Laureate Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and physicist
Amedeo AvogadroAugust 9, 1776ItalianAmedeo Avogadro was an Italian scientist who formulated what is now known as Avogadro's law
Gabriel LippmannAugust 16, 1845FrenchGabriel Lippmann was a French physicist and inventor
Charles Augustin De CoulombJune 14, 1736FrenchCharles Coulomb was the French physicist who developed Coulomb’s law
Karl Ferdinand BraunJune 6, 1850GermanKarl Ferdinand Braun was a German physicist and inventor who received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909
Christian DopplerNovember 29, 1803AustrianChristian Doppler was an Austrian mathematician and physicist, who gave the principle of ‘Doppler Effect’
James MaxwellJune 13, 1831ScottishJames Maxwell was a Scottish physicist credited to be the father of modern physics
Francis William AstonSeptember 1, 1877BritishFrancis William Aston was a British scientist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Sadi CarnotJune 1, 1796FrenchSadi Carnot was a learned French scientist who founded modern thermodynamics
Michael FaradaySeptember 22, 1791BritishMichael Faraday was the most celebrated British scientist of the 19th century
Walter Kohn

Walter Kohn

Nobel Laureate Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and physicist

AustrianMarch 9, 1923886 views

Walther Nernst

Walther Hermann Nernst was a German scientist who won the 1920 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contribution to the field of thermochemistry.

GermanJune 25, 1864145 views

Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston was a British scientist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Donald A. Glaser

Donald Arthur Glaser was a prominent American physicist and neurobiologist who won the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics

AmericanSeptember 21, 1926148 views

Eugene Wigner

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AmericanNovember 17, 1902117 views

Karl Ferdinand Braun

Karl Ferdinand Braun was a German physicist and inventor who received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1909

GermanJune 6, 1850203 views

Gabriel Lippmann

Gabriel Lippmann was a French physicist and inventor

FrenchAugust 16, 1845244 views

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Joseph Louis Gay Lussac was a French chemist and physicist who made notable advances in applied chemistry

FrenchDecember 6, 1778152 views

Sadi Carnot

Sadi Carnot was a learned French scientist who founded modern thermodynamics

FrenchJune 1, 1796165 views

Michael Faraday

Michael Faraday was the most celebrated British scientist of the 19th century

BritishSeptember 22, 1791152 views