Martin Karplus

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Martin Karplus (born March 15, 1930) is an Austrian and American theoretical chemist. He is the Director of the Biophysical Chemistry Laboratory, a joint laboratory between the French National Center for Scientific Research and the University of Strasbourg, France. He is also the Theodore William Richards Professor of Chemistry, emeritus at Harvard University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martin Karplus has received more than 177,237 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Martin Karplus is the 225th most popular chemist (down from 211th in 2019), the 318th most popular biography from Austria (down from 261st in 2019) and the 5th most popular Austrian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Martin Karplus ranks 225 out of 510Before him are Edmond H. Fischer, Robert Curl, Sophia Brahe, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Edward W. Morley, and Stanislao Cannizzaro. After him are Franz Karl Achard, Henry Taube, Friedrich Sertürner, Robert W. Holley, Michael Polanyi, and James Dewar.

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Among people born in 1930, Martin Karplus ranks 100Before him are Friedrich Gulda, Hilderaldo Bellini, Ed White, Tom Wolfe, Sonny Rollins, and Yves Rocher. After him are Michal Kováč, Choe Yong-rim, Mario Adorf, Frank Drake, Ornette Coleman, and James Irwin.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Martin Karplus ranks 318 out of 1,075Before him are Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche (1909), Archduchess Marie Caroline of Austria (1801), Rudolf Hilferding (1877), Friedrich von Wieser (1851), Božena Němcová (1820), and André Gorz (1923). After him are Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1680), Emil Artin (1898), Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1892), Maria Christina, Princess of Transylvania (1574), Katharina Schratt (1853), and Ferdinand Charles, Archduke of Austria (1628).

Among CHEMISTS In Austria

Among chemists born in Austria, Martin Karplus ranks 5Before him are Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865), Richard Kuhn (1900), Max Perutz (1914), and Carl Auer von Welsbach (1858). After him are Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein (1740), Carl Djerassi (1923), and Ida Freund (1863).