Aaron Klug

1926 - 2018

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Sir Aaron Klug (11 August 1926 – 20 November 2018) was a British biophysicist and chemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aaron Klug has received more than 308,996 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Aaron Klug is the 221st most popular chemist (up from 294th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 44th in 2019) and the most popular Lithuanian Chemist.

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

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    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Aaron Klug has had the most page views in the with 31,358 views, followed by Spanish (3,791), and German (3,573). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hakka (180.36%), Min Nan (92.36%), and Scottish Gaelic (46.30%)


Among chemists, Aaron Klug ranks 221 out of 602Before him are Alan J. Heeger, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Donald J. Cram, Stephanie Kwolek, Franz Karl Achard, and Derek Barton. After him are Rodney Robert Porter, Alfred G. Gilman, William Lipscomb, Herbert C. Brown, Jacques Dubochet, and Hartmut Michel.

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Among people born in 1926, Aaron Klug ranks 81Before him are Kim Jae-gyu, John Berger, Jean-Pierre Serre, Michel Butor, Norman Jewison, and Yoshio Okada. After him are Carmen Franco, 1st Duchess of Franco, Francisco Rabal, Ta Mok, Gus Grissom, Poul Anderson, and Joan Sutherland. Among people deceased in 2018, Aaron Klug ranks 62Before him are Osamu Shimomura, Gérard Genette, Dorothy Malone, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, Joël Robuchon, and Scott Wilson. After him are Alan Bean, Claude Lanzmann, Sondra Locke, Dolores O'Riordan, Thomas A. Steitz, and Anthony Bourdain.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Aaron Klug ranks 36 out of 328Before him are Moshe Arens (1925), Gabriel Narutowicz (1865), Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365), Gitanas Nausėda (1964), Isaac Levitan (1860), and Skirgaila (1354). After him are Treniota (1210), Alexander Berkman (1870), Wanda Rutkiewicz (1943), Wilfrid Voynich (1865), Jonas Mekas (1922), and Jacques Lipchitz (1891).

Among CHEMISTS In Lithuania

Among chemists born in Lithuania, Aaron Klug ranks 1After him are Wilfrid Voynich (1865), and Phoebus Levene (1869).