Jerome Karle

1918 - 2013

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Jerome Karle (born Jerome Karfunkle; June 18, 1918 – June 6, 2013) was an American physical chemist. Jointly with Herbert A. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jerome Karle has received more than 70,238 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia. Jerome Karle is the 161st most popular chemist (down from 144th in 2019), the 1,191st most popular biography from United States (down from 875th in 2019) and the 28th most popular American Chemist.

Jerome Karle is most famous for his contribution to the discovery of the structure of DNA.

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Among chemists, Jerome Karle ranks 161 out of 510Before him are William C. Campbell, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, Nikolay Semyonov, Paul Lauterbur, and Bengt I. Samuelsson. After him are Johan August Arfwedson, Fritz Albert Lipmann, Richard R. Ernst, Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Stanford Moore, and S. P. L. Sørensen.

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Among people born in 1918, Jerome Karle ranks 51Before him are Yasuhiro Nakasone, Hans Scholl, Kazu Naoki, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Bertram Brockhouse, and Lila Kedrova. After him are Sam Walton, Rosemary Kennedy, Pavlik Morozov, Fanny Blankers-Koen, João Goulart, and Oscar Luigi Scalfaro. Among people deceased in 2013, Jerome Karle ranks 49Before him are Bert Trautmann, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, James M. Buchanan, Nagisa Oshima, and Jesús Franco. After him are Tony Lip, Conrad Bain, Viktor Kulikov, Chinua Achebe, Mohammed Omar, and Sylvia Browne.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Jerome Karle ranks 1,191 out of 15,968Before him are Richard Donner (1930), Philip Seymour Hoffman (1967), Mario Lanza (1921), Edith Wharton (1862), J. Allen Hynek (1910), and Jim Belushi (1954). After him are John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (1899), Etta James (1938), Joseph Murray (1919), Eric Roberts (1956), Sam Walton (1918), and Bette Midler (1945).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Jerome Karle ranks 28Before him are Edward Adelbert Doisy (1893), Stanley Miller (1930), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), William Howard Stein (1911), Robert F. Furchgott (1916), and Paul Lauterbur (1929). After him are Stanford Moore (1913), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Alan J. Heeger (1936), Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), John Fenn (1917), and Julius Axelrod (1912).