Donald Howard Menzel

1901 - 1976

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Donald Howard Menzel (April 11, 1901 – December 14, 1976) was one of the first theoretical astronomers and astrophysicists in the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Donald Howard Menzel has received more than 92,436 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Donald Howard Menzel is the 505th most popular chemist, the 10,792nd most popular biography from United States and the 97th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 505 out of 510Before him are Ida Freund, Barbara Askins, John George Children, Yellapragada Subbarow, Percy Lavon Julian, and Martyn Poliakoff. After him are Harry B. Gray, Darshan Ranganathan, Jacqueline Barton, Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim, and Omar M. Yaghi.

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Among people born in 1901, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 259Before him are Edmund Rubbra, Chester Morris, Francisco Guilledo, Alex James, John C. Stennis, and V. Shantaram. After him are Oliver La Farge, Adelaide Hall, and Deborah Snyder. Among people deceased in 1976, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 203Before him are Tibor Csík, Hans Theilig, Sid James, Károly Takács, DeHart Hubbard, and Vera C. Bushfield. After him are Anissa Jones, Alastair Sim, and David Jacobs.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 10,792 out of 15,968Before him are Rex Cawley (1940), Jordan Knight (1970), Lela Star (1985), Peggy Rea (1921), Tyler Blackburn (1986), and Callie Khouri (1957). After him are Sid Eudy (1960), Lydia Lunch (1959), Oliver La Farge (1901), Dana Vollmer (1987), Fred Wacker (1918), and Margaret Qualley (1994).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 97Before him are Susan Solomon (1956), Mary L. Good (1931), Robert Jarvik (1946), F. Albert Cotton (1930), Barbara Askins (1939), and Percy Lavon Julian (1899). After him are Harry B. Gray (1935) and Jacqueline Barton (1952).