Richard R. Schrock

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Richard Royce Schrock (born January 4, 1945) is an American chemist and Nobel laureate recognized for his contributions to the olefin metathesis reaction used in organic chemistry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard R. Schrock has received more than 165,020 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Richard R. Schrock is the 293rd most popular chemist (up from 311th in 2019), the 1,880th most popular biography from United States (up from 2,458th in 2019) and the 61st most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Richard R. Schrock ranks 293 out of 602Before him are John Pople, John Polanyi, Erwin Chargaff, Ben Feringa, Alexander Butlerov, and Carl Gustaf Mosander. After him are C. H. D. Buys Ballot, André-Louis Debierne, Anselme Payen, Smithson Tennant, Michael Levitt, and Antoine Baumé.

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Among people born in 1945, Richard R. Schrock ranks 122Before him are George Alencherry, Angus Deaton, Patch Adams, Željko Bebek, Franco Battiato, and Pat Riley. After him are Wolfgang Schüssel, Peter Criss, Ernie Hudson, Dean Koontz, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, and Viktor Saneyev.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard R. Schrock ranks 1,880 out of 20,380Before him are Pat Garrett (1850), Pat Riley (1945), Betty Grable (1916), Carson McCullers (1917), Tony Shalhoub (1953), and Walter A. Shewhart (1891). After him are Jack Daniel (1850), Richard Avedon (1923), Stanley Kramer (1913), Angie Dickinson (1931), Hank Williams (1923), and Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr. (1868).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Richard R. Schrock ranks 61Before him are Richard Smalley (1943), Edward W. Morley (1838), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Martin Rodbell (1925), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), and Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889). After him are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Thomas Cech (1947), Alexander Shulgin (1925), Alice Ball (1892), William E. Moerner (1953), and Louis E. Brus (1943).