Henry Taube

1915 - 2005

Henry Taube

Henry Taube, Ph.D, M.Sc, B.Sc., FRSC (November 30, 1915 – November 16, 2005) was a Canadian-born American chemist noted for having been awarded the 1983 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for "his work in the mechanisms of electron-transfer reactions, especially in metal complexes." He was the second Canadian-born chemist to win the Nobel Prize, and remains the only Saskatchewanian-born Nobel laureate. Taube completed his undergraduate and Masters degrees at the University of Saskatchewan, and his Ph.D from the University of California, Berkeley. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Taube has received more than 93,410 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 226th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Henry Taube ranks 226 out of 473Before him are Stanislao Cannizzaro, Kaoru Ishikawa, John Polanyi, Alfred G. Gilman, Robert Huber, and Ignacy Mościcki. After him are Donald J. Cram, Edwin G. Krebs, Sophia Brahe, Germain Henri Hess, Kenichi Fukui, and Jacques Dubochet.

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Among people born in 1915, Henry Taube ranks 49Before him are Peter Medawar, Laurent Schwartz, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Franz Josef Strauss, Shoichi Yokoi, and Kaoru Ishikawa. After him are Shogo Kamo, Modibo Keïta, Alan Watts, Rudolf Kirchschläger, Terence Young, and Mario Monicelli. Among people deceased in 2005, Henry Taube ranks 53Before him are Aslan Maskhadov, Birgit Nilsson, Robert Moog, William Westmoreland, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, and Robert Sheckley. After him are Barbara Bel Geddes, Arman, Charly Gaul, Carlo Maria Giulini, Consuelo Velázquez, and Will Eisner.

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Among people born in Canada, Henry Taube ranks 51 out of 840Before him are Charles Brenton Huggins (1901), Howard Shore (1946), Joni Mitchell (1943), Drake (1986), Lois Maxwell (1927), and Elizabeth Arden (1878). After him are Ryan Reynolds (1976), Glenn Ford (1916), Avril Lavigne (1984), Conrad Bain (1923), Sidney Altman (1939), and William Vickrey (1914).