Richard R. Schrock

1945 - Today

Photo of Richard R. Schrock

Icon of person Richard R. Schrock

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 127,239 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. Richard R. Schrock is the 311th most popular chemist (down from 308th in 2019), the 2,319th most popular biography from United States (down from 2,087th in 2019) and the 61st most popular American Chemist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 130k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 66.06

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 49

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.94

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.54

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Richard R. Schrocks by language


Among chemists, Richard R. Schrock ranks 311 out of 510Before him are Alexandre Brongniart, François-Marie Raoult, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, Richard J. Roberts, Per Teodor Cleve, and Norman Lockyer. After him are Thomas Midgley Jr., Hartmut Michel, Martin Lowry, Charles Friedel, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, and Sendivogius.

Most Popular Chemists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1945, Richard R. Schrock ranks 122Before him are Anatoly Fomenko, John Garang, Ernie Hudson, David Purley, Michael J. Smith, and Daniel Olbrychski. After him are Franco Battiato, Gunther von Hagens, Angus Deaton, Frans Sammut, Roland Joffé, and Jeffrey C. Hall.

Others Born in 1945

Go to all Rankings

In United States

Among people born in United States, Richard R. Schrock ranks 2,319 out of 15,968Before him are Gloria Steinem (1934), Paul Bowles (1910), Grace Slick (1939), Danny Elfman (1953), Ross Macdonald (1915), and Peter Diamond (1940). After him are Chris Brown (1989), Pinetop Perkins (1913), Robert Sternberg (1949), Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), Karen Black (1939), and Patricia Clarkson (1959).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Richard R. Schrock ranks 61Before him are Donald J. Cram (1919), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Alexander Shulgin (1925), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Martin Rodbell (1925), and Richard Smalley (1943). After him are Thomas Midgley Jr. (1889), Frances Arnold (1956), Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr. (1915), Dudley R. Herschbach (1932), William E. Moerner (1953), and George Washington Carver (1864).