Richard Kuhn

1900 - 1967

Richard Kuhn

Richard Johann Kuhn (German pronunciation: [ˈʁɪçaɐ̯t ˈjoːhan ˈkuːn]; 3 December 1900 – 1 August 1967) was an Austrian-German biochemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1938 "for his work on carotenoids and vitamins". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Kuhn has received more than 122,466 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 63rd most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Richard Kuhn ranks 63 out of 473Before him are Claude Louis Berthollet, Leopold Ružička, Melvin Calvin, Odd Hassel, Karl Ziegler, and Francis William Aston. After him are Adolf Windaus, Gerty Cori, Arne Tiselius, Jan Baptist van Helmont, Gertrude B. Elion, and Vladimir Prelog.

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Among people born in 1900, Richard Kuhn ranks 26Before him are Heinrich Müller, Hans Adolf Krebs, Urho Kekkonen, Hans Fritzsche, Kurt Weill, and Giorgos Seferis. After him are Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Eyvind Johnson, Jan Oort, Thomas Wolfe, Ragnar Granit, and W. Edwards Deming. Among people deceased in 1967, Richard Kuhn ranks 18Before him are Jack Ruby, André Maurois, John Coltrane, Vladimir Komarov, Felix Yusupov, and Ilya Ehrenburg. After him are Ilse Koch, Gordon Allport, Rodion Malinovsky, Johannes Itten, Jayne Mansfield, and John Cockcroft.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Richard Kuhn ranks 108 out of 799Before him are Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865), Otto Weininger (1880), Paula Hitler (1896), Heinz Fischer (1938), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), and Archduchess Sophie of Austria (1855). After him are Rudolf IV, Duke of Austria (1339), Karl von Frisch (1886), Józef Poniatowski (1763), Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643), Georg Trakl (1887), and Baroness Mary Vetsera (1871).

Among CHEMISTS In Austria

Among chemists born in Austria, Richard Kuhn ranks 2Before him are Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865). After him are Max Perutz (1914), Martin Karplus (1930), Carl Auer von Welsbach (1858), Carl Djerassi (1923), and Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein (1740).

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