Clair Cameron Patterson

1922 - 1995

Clair Cameron Patterson

Clair Cameron Patterson (June 2, 1922 – December 5, 1995) was an American geochemist. Born in Mitchellville, Iowa, Patterson graduated from Grinnell College. He later received his Ph.D. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Clair Cameron Patterson has received more than 591,822 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 228th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Clair Cameron Patterson ranks 228 out of 686Before him are Carl Gustav Carus, Josephus Nicolaus Laurenti, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Otto Brunfels, Motoo Kimura, and Othenio Abel. After him are Adam Afzelius, Gotthelf Fischer von Waldheim, Erik Acharius, Alphonse Pyramus de Candolle, Carl Sigismund Kunth, and Eva Ekeblad.

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Among people born in 1922, Clair Cameron Patterson ranks 110Before him are José Froilán González, Michael Ventris, Susanna Agnelli, Manuel Fraga, Guy Hamilton, and Serge Reggiani. After him are Howard Zinn, María Casares, Yvonne De Carlo, Gershon Kingsley, Guy Thys, and Princess Elisabeth, Duchess of Hohenberg. Among people deceased in 1995, Clair Cameron Patterson ranks 77Before him are Carlos Monzón, Eazy-E, Robert Monroe, Chen Yun, Masashi Watanabe, and Morarji Desai. After him are Edda Mussolini, Krešimir Ćosić, Arturo Frondizi, Selena, André Frossard, and Józef Maria Bocheński.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Clair Cameron Patterson ranks 2,103 out of 12,171Before him are Edward Weston (1886), Chris Columbus (1958), Richard Basehart (1914), Janet Jackson (1966), King C. Gillette (1855), and Elisabeth Shue (1963). After him are Jason Momoa (1979), Wild Bill Hickok (1837), Frank Knight (1885), Paul Bowles (1910), Tom Regan (1938), and Howard Zinn (1922).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United States

Among biologists born in United States, Clair Cameron Patterson ranks 36Before him are J. Michael Bishop (1936), Temple Grandin (1947), Nettie Stevens (1861), Leland H. Hartwell (1939), James Dwight Dana (1813), and Jeffrey C. Hall (1945). After him are David Baltimore (1938), Craig Venter (1946), Michael Rosbash (1944), Martin Chalfie (1947), Wilder Penfield (1891), and George Smith (1941).