Kamala Sohonie

1912 - 1998

Kamala Sohonie

Kamala Sohonie (14 September 1912 – 28 June 1998) was a pioneering Indian biochemist who in 1939 became the first Indian woman to receive a PhD in a scientific discipline. [1] [2] Her acceptance into and work at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, paved the way for women to be accepted into the institution for the first time in it its history.Her research delved into the effects of vitamins and into the nutritive values of pulses, paddy, and groups of food items consumed by some of the poorest sections of the Indian population. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kamala Sohonie has received more than 49,496 page views. Her biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 458th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Kamala Sohonie ranks 458 out of 473Before her are Henry Eyring, Alexey Favorsky, C. N. R. Rao, Frederick G. Donnan, Sergey Lebedev, and Arthur Aikin. After her are Allen J. Bard, George M. Whitesides, Vera Yevstafievna Popova, Jiří Drahoš, Alexander Nesmeyanov, and Michael Behe.

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Among people born in 1912, Kamala Sohonie ranks 235Before her are George Woodcock, Nina Andrycz, Eleanor Powell, Ollie Johnston, Simón Lecue, and Wálter Guevara. After her are Francesc Xavier Bultó, Cliff Bastin, Anton Buttigieg, Connie Sawyer, Segundo Durandal, and Sam Snead. Among people deceased in 1998, Kamala Sohonie ranks 182Before her are Hilla Limann, Duncan McNaughton, Jack Rowley, Alice Faye, Jackie Blanchflower, and Stokely Carmichael. After her are Francesc Xavier Bultó, Wendy O. Williams, Mae Questel, Charles Lang, Richard Denning, and Henry Spira.

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