Roald Hoffmann

1937 - Today

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Roald Hoffmann (born Roald Safran; July 18, 1937) is a Polish-American theoretical chemist who won the 1981 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He has also published plays and poetry. He is the Frank H. T. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roald Hoffmann has received more than 267,724 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Roald Hoffmann is the 206th most popular chemist (down from 194th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 124th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Roald Hoffmann ranks 206 out of 510Before him are Arieh Warshel, Henri Victor Regnault, Torbern Bergman, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, and John Cornforth. After him are Derek Barton, Arthur Kornberg, Sidney Altman, Paul D. Boyer, Ei-ichi Negishi, and Paul Flory.

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Among people born in 1937, Roald Hoffmann ranks 74Before him are Song Hye-rim, Angelo Badalamenti, Mario Capecchi, Shirley Bassey, Tamara Bunke, and Jerry Reed. After him are Tony Burton, Maryse Condé, Manuel Pinto da Costa, Erich Segal, Dragoslav Šekularac, and Billy Dee Williams.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Roald Hoffmann ranks 151 out of 913Before him are Borys Paton (1918), Dmitry Bortniansky (1751), Valentin Glushko (1908), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), David Bronstein (1924), and Moshé Feldenkrais (1904). After him are Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), Georgy Pyatakov (1890), Roman Shukhevych (1907), Jan Łukasiewicz (1878), Alexander Pechersky (1909), and Eupraxia of Kiev (1071).

Among CHEMISTS In Ukraine

Among chemists born in Ukraine, Roald Hoffmann ranks 1After him are Erwin Chargaff (1905), Jacques Bergier (1912), and Jan Szczepanik (1872).