Glenn T. Seaborg

1912 - 1999

Glenn T. Seaborg

Glenn Theodore Seaborg (; April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999) was an American chemist whose involvement in the synthesis, discovery and investigation of ten transuranium elements earned him a share of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. His work in this area also led to his development of the actinide concept and the arrangement of the actinide series in the periodic table of the elements. Seaborg spent most of his career as an educator and research scientist at the University of California, Berkeley, serving as a professor, and, between 1958 and 1961, as the university's second chancellor. He advised ten US Presidents—from Harry S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Glenn T. Seaborg has received more than 591,542 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 147th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Glenn T. Seaborg ranks 147 out of 473Before him are Robert Robinson, Hennig Brand, Robert S. Mulliken, Jerome Karle, William C. Campbell, and Georg Wittig. After him are Louis Jacques Thénard, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, Jean-Baptiste Dumas, Jean-Marie Lehn, Paul Berg, and Harry Kroto.

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Among people born in 1912, Glenn T. Seaborg ranks 40Before him are Robert Doisneau, Patrick White, Otto Kretschmer, Konrad Emil Bloch, Karl Malden, and Ertuğrul Osman. After him are James Callaghan, George Emil Palade, Julius Axelrod, Taiichi Ohno, Elsa Morante, and Don Siegel. Among people deceased in 1999, Glenn T. Seaborg ranks 27Before him are Arthur Leonard Schawlow, Akio Morita, Fred Trump, Julius Nyerere, Gerhard Herzberg, and Raisa Gorbacheva. After him are Trygve Haavelmo, Hélder Câmara, Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Desmond Llewelyn, Bernard Buffet, and Nathalie Sarraute.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Glenn T. Seaborg ranks 907 out of 12,171Before him are George Carlin (1937), Sally Field (1946), Gloria Swanson (1899), Carl Lewis (1961), Elizabeth Montgomery (1933), and Bill de Blasio (1961). After him are Halle Berry (1966), Edward Tatum (1909), Jared Diamond (1937), Kim Kardashian (1980), John Gotti (1940), and Raquel Welch (1940).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Glenn T. Seaborg ranks 25Before him are Stanford Moore (1913), Christian B. Anfinsen (1916), Willard Libby (1908), Robert Burns Woodward (1917), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), and Jerome Karle (1918). After him are Paul Berg (1926), Alan J. Heeger (1936), Wallace Carothers (1896), John Fenn (1917), Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), and Paul Flory (1910).