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Paul Flory

1910 - 1985

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Paul John Flory (June 19, 1910 – September 9, 1985) was an American chemist and Nobel laureate who was known for his work in the field of polymers, or macromolecules. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul Flory has received more than 155,775 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Paul Flory is the 153rd most popular chemist (up from 212th in 2019), the 1,063rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,466th in 2019) and the 29th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Paul Flory ranks 153 out of 509Before him are Sune Bergström, Jerome Karle, Hennig Brand, Ignacy Mościcki, Paul Lauterbur, and Stanley Miller. After him are Harry Kroto, George Andrew Olah, John Frederic Daniell, Wilfrid Voynich, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, and Satoshi Ōmura.

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Among people born in 1910, Paul Flory ranks 36Before him are Samuel Barber, Momofuku Ando, Jean Anouilh, August Landmesser, Jean-Louis Barrault, and Erich Kempka. After him are Robert van Gulik, Pierre Schaeffer, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, António de Spínola, Michel Aflaq, and Ne Win. Among people deceased in 1985, Paul Flory ranks 26Before him are Anne Baxter, John Franklin Enders, Ian Stewart, Ferhat Abbas, Margaret Mahler, and Emil Gilels. After him are Elsa Morante, Rodney Robert Porter, James Hadley Chase, Robert Graves, George Pólya, and Kyu Sakamoto.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Paul Flory ranks 1,063 out of 18,182Before him are John Grisham (1955), Daniel Goleman (1946), Noah Gordon (1926), Paul Lauterbur (1929), Stanley Miller (1930), and Joseph Murray (1919). After him are Dean Stockwell (1936), Courteney Cox (1964), Butch Cassidy (1866), Vincent Price (1911), Jane Russell (1921), and Jerry Lee Lewis (1935).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Paul Flory ranks 29Before him are Paul Berg (1926), Robert W. Holley (1922), Robert F. Furchgott (1916), Jerome Karle (1918), Paul Lauterbur (1929), and Stanley Miller (1930). After him are Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), Paul D. Boyer (1918), Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Wallace Carothers (1896), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), and Arthur Kornberg (1918).