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George Washington Carver

1864 - 1943

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George Washington Carver (c. 1864 – January 5, 1943) was an American agricultural scientist and inventor who promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Washington Carver has received more than 5,895,381 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). George Washington Carver is the 359th most popular chemist (down from 358th in 2019), the 3,358th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,274th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, George Washington Carver ranks 359 out of 509Before him are Tim Hunt, Albert Ghiorso, Roger Y. Tsien, Thomas C. Südhof, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, and Louis Le Chatelier. After him are Brunó Ferenc Straub, Kazimierz Fajans, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Kamala Sohonie, Louis Camille Maillard, and Carl Djerassi.

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Among people born in 1864, George Washington Carver ranks 80Before him are Robert Grant Aitken, Alejandro Lerroux, Stefan Żeromski, Đồng Khánh, Adolf Wölfli, and Ferdinand Zecca. After him are Herman Gorter, Apolinario Mabini, Léon Gaumont, Eemil Nestor Setälä, Michael Mayr, and Charlotte of Schaumburg-Lippe. Among people deceased in 1943, George Washington Carver ranks 91Before him are Manshuk Mametova, Jovan Dučić, Constantin Prezan, Maria Restituta Kafka, Aspazija, and Guido Fubini. After him are Otto Freundlich, Yury Tynyanov, Prince Christoph of Hesse, Willi Graf, Agustín Pedro Justo, and Kostis Palamas.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, George Washington Carver ranks 3,358 out of 18,182Before him are David Stern (1942), Walter Koenig (1936), Horace McCoy (1897), Clarence Clemons (1942), Jean Hagen (1923), and Rosemary Clooney (1928). After him are Sonny Landham (1941), Barbara Kruger (1945), Monte Melkonian (1957), Jeanne Tripplehorn (1963), Kate Hudson (1979), and Charles J. Guiteau (1841).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, George Washington Carver ranks 72Before him are Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), William E. Moerner (1953), Thomas Cech (1947), Roy J. Plunkett (1910), Albert Ghiorso (1915), and Roger Y. Tsien (1952). After him are Jennifer Doudna (1964), Frank Wigglesworth Clarke (1847), John Tukey (1915), Edward Calvin Kendall (1972), Roderick MacKinnon (1956), and Eric Betzig (1960).