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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 107,686 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Donald Howard Menzel is the 541st most popular chemist (down from 504th in 2019), the 11,616th most popular biography from United States (down from 10,769th in 2019) and the 106th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 541 out of 509Before him are Ida Freund, Arthur Fry, Richard Zare, Susan Solomon, Martyn Poliakoff, and Harry B. Gray. After him are Omar M. Yaghi, Percy Lavon Julian, J. L. B. Smith, Sam Ruben, Darshan Ranganathan, and Jacqueline Barton.

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Among people born in 1901, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 312Before him are Shirley Mason, V. Shantaram, Francisco Gamborena, Chester Morris, John C. Stennis, and Al LeConey. After him are Oliver La Farge, Adelaide Hall, Dunc Munro, and Stuart Symington. Among people deceased in 1976, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 235Before him are Renata Viganò, Alfredo Pitto, Károly Takács, Cathy Downs, David Jacobs, and Lawrence Shields. After him are Alastair Sim, Barbara Nichols, Anissa Jones, and Vera C. Bushfield.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 11,616 out of 18,182Before him are Ken Wahl (1954), Trent Lott (1941), David Draiman (1973), Sally Blane (1910), Scott Adams (1957), and Virgil Hill (1964). After him are Greg Evigan (1953), Helen Gahagan Douglas (1900), Robert Strauss (1913), Steve Howey (1977), Anthony Boucher (1911), and Nick Wechsler (1978).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Donald Howard Menzel ranks 106Before him are Wallace Smith Broecker (1931), Charles M. Lieber (1959), Arthur Fry (1931), Richard Zare (1939), Susan Solomon (1956), and Harry B. Gray (1935). After him are Percy Lavon Julian (1899), Sam Ruben (1913), Jacqueline Barton (1952), Bonnie Bassler (1962), and Carolyn R. Bertozzi (1966).