Giulio Natta

1903 - 1979

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Giulio Natta (26 February 1903 – 2 May 1979) was an Italian chemical engineer and Nobel laureate. He won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1963 with Karl Ziegler for work on high polymers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Giulio Natta has received more than 138,549 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Giulio Natta is the 180th most popular chemist (down from 159th in 2019), the 1,248th most popular biography from Italy (down from 988th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Italian Chemist.

Giulio Natta was a chemist who invented the first commercially viable form of polypropylene.

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Among chemists, Giulio Natta ranks 180 out of 510Before him are Robert Huber, Wilfrid Voynich, Archer Martin, Peter D. Mitchell, Gerhard Herzberg, and Stephanie Kwolek. After him are Tapputi, Emil Erlenmeyer, Alan J. Heeger, Robert Bruce Merrifield, John Fenn, and Nicolas Leblanc.

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Among people born in 1903, Giulio Natta ranks 60Before him are George Beadle, John Eccles, Alonzo Church, Tamam Shud case, Raymond Radiguet, and Ernest Walton. After him are Prince Charles, Count of Flanders, Waldemar Hoven, Louis Leakey, Fritz Bauer, Bob Hope, and Werner Best. Among people deceased in 1979, Giulio Natta ranks 42Before him are Peggy Guggenheim, Edvard Kardelj, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Feodor Lynen, and Pier Luigi Nervi. After him are Dimitri Tiomkin, Nicholas Ray, Louis Chiron, Conrad Hilton, Mamie Eisenhower, and Yukio Tsuda.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Giulio Natta ranks 1,248 out of 4,088Before him are Antonio Conte (1969), Daniela Bianchi (1942), Aulus Hirtius (-90), Carla Bruni (1967), Francesco Geminiani (1687), and Maria Teresa of Savoy (1803). After him are Mathilde Bonaparte (1820), Brunetto Latini (1220), Zita (1212), Giambattista Bodoni (1740), Radagaisus (400), and Clodia Pulchra (-94).

Among CHEMISTS In Italy

Among chemists born in Italy, Giulio Natta ranks 3Before him are Amedeo Avogadro (1776) and Ascanio Sobrero (1812). After him are Stanislao Cannizzaro (1826) and Agnes Pockels (1862).