Albert Ghiorso

1915 - 2010

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Albert Ghiorso (July 15, 1915 – December 26, 2010) was an American nuclear scientist and co-discoverer of a record 12 chemical elements on the periodic table. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Ghiorso has received more than 105,214 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Albert Ghiorso is the 354th most popular chemist (up from 380th in 2019), the 3,178th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,875th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Chemist.

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Among chemists, Albert Ghiorso ranks 354 out of 509Before him are Anders Gustaf Ekeberg, Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau, Lars Fredrik Nilson, Roy J. Plunkett, Auguste Laurent, and Tim Hunt. After him are Roger Y. Tsien, Thomas C. Südhof, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, Louis Le Chatelier, George Washington Carver, and Brunó Ferenc Straub.

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Among people born in 1915, Albert Ghiorso ranks 97Before him are Lorne Greene, Piet de Jong, Tapio Wirkkala, Horst Sindermann, Henry Taube, and Ibolya Csák. After him are Artur London, Evgeny Lifshitz, André Frossard, Marais Viljoen, Jo Van Fleet, and Robert Monroe. Among people deceased in 2010, Albert Ghiorso ranks 116Before him are Luis Molowny, Anatoly Dobrynin, Richard Holbrooke, Hajo Herrmann, Tomáš Špidlík, and Georges Wilson. After him are Johan Ferrier, Shmuel Eisenstadt, Theo Albrecht, Guido de Marco, Eugène Terre'Blanche, and Günter Behnisch.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Albert Ghiorso ranks 3,178 out of 18,182Before him are Raymond Smullyan (1919), Howard S. Becker (1928), John Barth (1930), DMX (1970), Abe Vigoda (1921), and Elbridge Gerry (1744). After him are GG Allin (1956), Gordon Mitchell (1923), Neil Simon (1927), Paul Robeson (1898), Dick Wolf (1946), and Charles Joseph Bonaparte (1851).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Albert Ghiorso ranks 70Before him are Richard R. Schrock (1945), Frances Arnold (1956), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), William E. Moerner (1953), Thomas Cech (1947), and Roy J. Plunkett (1910). After him are Roger Y. Tsien (1952), George Washington Carver (1864), Jennifer Doudna (1964), Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1847), John Tukey (1915), and Edward Calvin Kendall (1972).