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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 120,294 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Raymond Davis Jr. is the 187th most popular chemist (up from 189th in 2019), the 1,277th most popular biography from United States (up from 1,345th in 2019) and the 38th 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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  • 59

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Among chemists, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 187 out of 509Before him are Louis Jacques Thénard, Max Perutz, Joachim Frank, Ei-ichi Negishi, Walter Gilbert, and Alan J. Heeger. After him are Stanislao Cannizzaro, Germain Henri Hess, Julius Axelrod, Gerhard Herzberg, Erwin Chargaff, and Ahmed Zewail.

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Among people born in 1914, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 42Before him are Richard Laurence Millington Synge, Alan Hodgkin, Max Perutz, Jackie Coogan, Norman Borlaug, and Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark. After him are William Vickrey, Vjekoslav Luburić, Boris Christoff, Dylan Thomas, Adolfo Bioy Casares, and Tyrone Power. Among people deceased in 2006, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 48Before him are Alida Valli, Telmo Zarra, P. W. Botha, Robert Bruce Merrifield, Zoia Ceaușescu, and Shohei Imamura. After him are Mariska Veres, Romano Mussolini, Shamil Basayev, Claude Jade, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Glenn Ford.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 1,277 out of 18,182Before him are Cormac McCarthy (1933), Joseph Kosuth (1945), John Brown (1800), John Foster Dulles (1888), J. J. Cale (1938), and Sam Cooke (1931). After him are Chevy Chase (1943), Walter Bradford Cannon (1871), John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874), Mike Shinoda (1977), Julius Axelrod (1912), and John Payne (1912).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Raymond Davis Jr. ranks 38Before him are Robert S. Mulliken (1896), Wallace Carothers (1896), Stephanie Kwolek (1923), Arthur Kornberg (1918), Walter Gilbert (1932), and Alan J. Heeger (1936). After him are Julius Axelrod (1912), F. Sherwood Rowland (1927), John Fenn (1917), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), William Standish Knowles (1917), and Robert Curl (1933).