CHEMIST

Akira Suzuki

1930 - Today

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Akira Suzuki (鈴木 章, Suzuki Akira, born September 12, 1930) is a Japanese chemist and Nobel Prize Laureate (2010), who first published the Suzuki reaction, the organic reaction of an aryl- or vinyl-boronic acid with an aryl- or vinyl-halide catalyzed by a palladium(0) complex, in 1979. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Akira Suzuki has received more than 6,392 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Akira Suzuki is the 144th most popular chemist (down from 134th in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 117th in 2019) and the most popular Japanese Chemist.

Akira Suzuki is most famous for his work in the field of molecular biology, specifically for his discovery of the genetic sequence of DNA.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Akira Suzuki ranks 144 out of 510Before him are Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Ascanio Sobrero, Jean-Marie Lehn, John Frederic Daniell, Clara Immerwahr, and Edward Adelbert Doisy. After him are John Newlands, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood, Stanley Miller, Robert S. Mulliken, William Howard Stein, and Georg Wittig.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1930, Akira Suzuki ranks 64Before him are Jean Rochefort, Buck Henry, Johan Galtung, John Young, Derek Walcott, and Reinhard Selten. After him are Jesús Franco, Stanley Miller, Gérard Genette, Harvey Milk, William C. Campbell, and Richard Donner.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Akira Suzuki ranks 153 out of 5,560Before him are Sen no Rikyū (1522), Akira Kitaguchi (1935), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Akira Yoshizawa (1911), Emperor Momozono (1741), and Tsukasa Hosaka (1937). After him are Nagisa Oshima (1932), Takashi Kasahara (1918), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Empress Meishō (1624), Yasuo Takamori (1934), and Yozo Aoki (1929).

Among CHEMISTS In Japan

Among chemists born in Japan, Akira Suzuki ranks 1After him are Osamu Shimomura (1928), Kaoru Ishikawa (1915), Kenichi Fukui (1918), Kikunae Ikeda (1864), Hideki Shirakawa (1936), Ryōji Noyori (1938), Satoshi Ōmura (1935), Akira Yoshino (1948), Koichi Tanaka (1959), and Masatoshi Shima (1943).