CHEMIST

Kaoru Ishikawa

1915 - 1989

Kaoru Ishikawa

Kaoru Ishikawa (石川 馨, Ishikawa Kaoru, July 13, 1915 – April 16, 1989) was a Japanese organizational theorist, Professor at the Faculty of Engineering at The University of Tokyo, noted for his quality management innovations. He is considered a key figure in the development of quality initiatives in Japan, particularly the quality circle. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kaoru Ishikawa has received more than 214,434 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 221st most popular chemist.

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  • 22

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  • 5.48

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.36

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Kaoru Ishikawa ranks 221 out of 473Before him are Herbert C. Brown, Alan MacDiarmid, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Kristian Birkeland, Kary Mullis, and Stanislao Cannizzaro. After him are John Polanyi, Alfred G. Gilman, Robert Huber, Ignacy Mościcki, Henry Taube, and Donald J. Cram.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1915, Kaoru Ishikawa ranks 48Before him are Chung Ju-yung, Peter Medawar, Laurent Schwartz, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Franz Josef Strauss, and Shoichi Yokoi. After him are Henry Taube, Shogo Kamo, Modibo Keïta, Alan Watts, Rudolf Kirchschläger, and Terence Young. Among people deceased in 1989, Kaoru Ishikawa ranks 53Before him are Bruce Chatwin, Cornel Wilde, Jerzy Kukuczka, Charles J. Pedersen, John Payne, and Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz. After him are Franklin J. Schaffner, Ahmadou Ahidjo, A. J. Ayer, Carlos Arias Navarro, Irving Berlin, and Uichiro Hatta.

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In Japan

Among people born in Japan, Kaoru Ishikawa ranks 235 out of 3,113Before him are Hideo Sakai (1909), Terauchi Masatake (1852), Mōri Motonari (1497), Masao Ono (1923), Emperor Go-Murakami (1328), and Hōjō Tokimune (1251). After him are Franklin J. Schaffner (1920), Katō Kiyomasa (1561), Emperor Bidatsu (538), Yasuo Haruyama (1906), Takashi Kasahara (1918), and Yamamoto Tsunetomo (1659).