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Norman L. Bowen

1887 - 1956

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Norman Levi Bowen FRS (June 21, 1887 – September 11, 1956) was a Canadian geologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman L. Bowen has received more than 40,838 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Norman L. Bowen is the 42nd most popular geologist (down from 32nd in 2019), the 277th most popular biography from Canada (down from 226th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Canadian Geologist.

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Among geologists, Norman L. Bowen ranks 42 out of 59Before him are Léon Teisserenc de Bort, Giovanni Arduino, William Nicol, Joachim Barrande, Pentti Eskola, and Niles Eldredge. After him are Julius von Haast, Henryk Arctowski, Ferdinand Zirkel, Alexander Karpinsky, Luigi Palmieri, and Oskar Lenz.

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Among people born in 1887, Norman L. Bowen ranks 173Before him are Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, Zigfrīds Anna Meierovics, Paul W. Merrill, Alan Cunningham, Jack Conway, and Lajos Kassák. After him are Géza Csáth, Hranush Arshagyan, Joseph Orbeli, Georges Vézina, Yuri Shaporin, and Thoralf Skolem. Among people deceased in 1956, Norman L. Bowen ranks 133Before him are Nikolai Panin, Louis Calhern, Aino Kallas, Emmanouil Tsouderos, Jacques Moeschal, and Sergei Vasilenko. After him are César Espinoza, Gerrit Smith Miller, Robert Yerkes, Jan Šrámek, Albert Kluyver, and Willem Hendrik Keesom.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Norman L. Bowen ranks 277 out of 1,350Before him are Hal Foster (1892), August Schellenberg (1936), George London (1920), John Vernon (1932), John Murray (1841), and Tricia Helfer (1974). After him are John Peters Humphrey (1905), Steven Erikson (1959), André Bessette (1845), Northrop Frye (1912), Shirley Douglas (1934), and Alexander Knox (1907).

Among GEOLOGISTS In Canada

Among geologists born in Canada, Norman L. Bowen ranks 2Before him are John Tuzo Wilson (1908). After him are Reginald Aldworth Daly (1871) and William Edmond Logan (1798).