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Ilya Prigogine

1917 - 2003

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Viscount Ilya Romanovich Prigogine (; Russian: Илья́ Рома́нович Приго́жин; 25 January [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilya Prigogine has received more than 494,670 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Ilya Prigogine is the 41st most popular chemist (down from 34th in 2019), the 143rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 133rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Chemist.

Ilya Prigogine is most famous for his work in the field of thermodynamics. He is most famous for his work on dissipative structures and self-organization.

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Among chemists, Ilya Prigogine ranks 41 out of 509Before him are Frederick Sanger, Jan Baptist van Helmont, Carl Bosch, Walther Nernst, Gertrude B. Elion, and Henrik Dam. After him are Frederick Soddy, Victor Grignard, Theodor Svedberg, William Crookes, Gerty Cori, and Paul Karrer.

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Among people born in 1917, Ilya Prigogine ranks 8Before him are Park Chung-hee, Indira Gandhi, Heinrich Böll, Arthur C. Clarke, Ella Fitzgerald, and Eric Hobsbawm. After him are Joan Fontaine, Frederica of Hanover, Ernest Borgnine, Anthony Burgess, I. M. Pei, and Robert Mitchum. Among people deceased in 2003, Ilya Prigogine ranks 14Before him are Alija Izetbegović, Heydar Aliyev, Barry White, Maurice Gibb, Nina Simone, and Edward Teller. After him are Edward Said, Soong Mei-ling, Robert Kardashian, Otto Günsche, Gianni Agnelli, and Leopoldo Galtieri.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ilya Prigogine ranks 143 out of 3,262Before him are Felix Yusupov (1887), Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), and Walther Funk (1890). After him are Alexei Kosygin (1904), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), and Semyon Budyonny (1883).

Among CHEMISTS In Russia

Among chemists born in Russia, Ilya Prigogine ranks 4Before him are Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), Otto Wallach (1847), and Valery Legasov (1936). After him are Paul Karrer (1889), Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Nikolay Semyonov (1896), Alexander Butlerov (1828), Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev (1841), and Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838).