Raymond Davis Jr.

1914 - 2006

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Raymond Davis Jr. (October 14, 1914 – May 31, 2006) was an American chemist and physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Davis Jr. has received more than 110,794 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Raymond Davis Jr. is the 189th most popular chemist (down from 95th in 2019), the 1,346th most popular biography from United States (down from 635th in 2019) and the 36th most popular American Chemist.

Raymond Davis Jr. is most famous for the Davis Incident, in which he shot two men in Lahore, Pakistan, and was imprisoned for two years before being released in 2011.

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Among chemists, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 189 out of 510Before him are Alan J. Heeger, Robert Bruce Merrifield, John Fenn, Nicolas Leblanc, Julius Axelrod, and Richard F. Heck. After him are John Pople, F. Sherwood Rowland, Walter Gilbert, Paul Berg, Ignacy Mościcki, and William Henry Perkin.

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Among people born in 1914, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 42Before him are Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Max Perutz, Louis, Prince Napoléon, Boris Christoff, Edward T. Hall, and Vjekoslav Luburić. After him are William Westmoreland, Alan Hodgkin, Rafael Kubelík, Mario Bava, Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover, and George Dantzig. Among people deceased in 2006, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 52Before him are Romano Mussolini, Karel Appel, Glenn Ford, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Aaron Spelling, and Robert Bruce Merrifield. After him are Floyd Patterson, Lillian Asplund, David Bronstein, William Styron, Joachim Fest, and Richard Fleischer.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 1,346 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Doolittle (1896), Gus Van Sant (1952), Marsha P. Johnson (1945), Rudy Giuliani (1944), Richard F. Heck (1931), and James J. Braddock (1905). After him are Sissy Spacek (1949), Ethan Hawke (1970), Matthew Perry (1969), Mike Pompeo (1963), William H. Macy (1950), and Floyd Patterson (1935).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 36Before him are Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Alan J. Heeger (1936), Robert Bruce Merrifield (1921), John Fenn (1917), Julius Axelrod (1912), and Richard F. Heck (1931). After him are F. Sherwood Rowland (1927), Walter Gilbert (1932), Paul Berg (1926), Elias James Corey (1928), Arthur Kornberg (1918), and Paul D. Boyer (1918).