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Frances Arnold

1956 - Today

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Frances Hamilton Arnold (born July 25, 1956) is an American chemical engineer and Nobel Laureate. She is the Linus Pauling Professor of Chemical Engineering, Bioengineering and Biochemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frances Arnold has received more than 726,449 page views. Her biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Frances Arnold is the 315th most popular chemist (up from 341st in 2019), the 2,508th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,891st in 2019) and the 65th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Frances Arnold ranks 315 out of 509Before her are Charles Macintosh, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, Richard R. Schrock, Victor Goldschmidt, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, and William Prout. After her are François-Marie Raoult, Karl Friedrich Mohr, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, Sendivogius, Clemens Winkler, and Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois.

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Among people born in 1956, Frances Arnold ranks 73Before her are Sela Ward, Sebastian Coe, Mansour Bahrami, Jan Peter Balkenende, Bidzina Ivanishvili, and Milan Babić. After her are Adnan Oktar, Maggie Reilly, Henri Toivonen, Sugar Ray Leonard, Bo Derek, and Baruch Goldstein.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Frances Arnold ranks 2,508 out of 18,182Before her are Julian Schnabel (1951), William Baldwin (1963), Sean Young (1959), Susan Flannery (1939), Will Ferrell (1967), and Anne Sexton (1928). After her are Jane Darwell (1879), Robert Culp (1930), Dean Cain (1966), Thelma Ritter (1902), Dorothea Tanning (1910), and William Le Baron Jenney (1832).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Frances Arnold ranks 65Before her are Alexander Shulgin (1925), Dudley R. Herschbach (1932), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Alice Ball (1892), and Richard R. Schrock (1945). After her are Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), William E. Moerner (1953), Thomas Cech (1947), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Albert Ghiorso (1915), and Roger Y. Tsien (1952).

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