F. Albert Cotton

1930 - 2007

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Frank Albert Cotton (April 9, 1930 – February 20, 2007) was an American chemist. He was the W.T. Doherty-Welch Foundation Chair and Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at Texas A&M University. He authored over 1600 scientific articles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of F. Albert Cotton has received more than 101,817 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. F. Albert Cotton is the 498th most popular chemist, the 9,796th most popular biography from United States and the 94th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, F. Albert Cotton ranks 498 out of 510Before him are Gilbert Stork, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Bruce Ames, Susan Solomon, Mary L. Good, and Robert Jarvik. After him are Ida Freund, Barbara Askins, John George Children, Yellapragada Subbarow, Percy Lavon Julian, and Martyn Poliakoff.

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Among people born in 1930, F. Albert Cotton ranks 454Before him are Jack Angel, Dolores Huerta, Troy Ruttman, Edward Seaga, Don L. Lind, and John Arden. After him are Geeta Bali, Nicholas F. Brady, Frank Perry, Robert Ashley, Basu Chatterjee, and Lynden Pindling. Among people deceased in 2007, F. Albert Cotton ranks 301Before him are Merv Griffin, Jurga Ivanauskaitė, Tony Wilson, Mehmed Uzun, Andrew Hill, and Boots Randolph. After him are Grégory Lemarchal, Tillie Olsen, Ian Wallace, Ruth Graham, Jack Valenti, and Kenji Nagai.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, F. Albert Cotton ranks 9,796 out of 15,968Before him are Eric Allan Kramer (1962), Alex Skolnick (1968), Neal H. Moritz (1959), Thomas Mifflin (1744), Frank Greer (1879), and M. Shadows (1981). After him are Mike Massimino (1962), Nick Offerman (1970), Nancy Dupree (1927), Angie Harmon (1972), William Bendix (1906), and G. William Miller (1925).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, F. Albert Cotton ranks 94Before him are Margaret Oakley Dayhoff (1925), Allen J. Bard (1933), Bruce Ames (1928), Susan Solomon (1956), Mary L. Good (1931), and Robert Jarvik (1946). After him are Barbara Askins (1939), Percy Lavon Julian (1899), Donald Howard Menzel (1901), Harry B. Gray (1935), and Jacqueline Barton (1952).