Robert Curl

1933 - Today

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Robert Floyd Curl Jr. (born August 23, 1933) is a University Professor Emeritus, Pitzer–Schlumberger Professor of Natural Sciences Emeritus, and Professor of Chemistry Emeritus at Rice University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Curl has received more than 100,933 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Robert Curl is the 220th most popular chemist (up from 245th in 2019), the 1,508th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,414th in 2019) and the 44th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Robert Curl ranks 220 out of 510. Before him are Osamu Shimomura, John Vane, Carl Auer von Welsbach, Aziz Sancar, Charles J. Pedersen, and Edmond H. Fischer. After him are Sophia Brahe, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Edward W. Morley, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Martin Karplus, and Franz Karl Achard.

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Among people born in 1933, Robert Curl ranks 85Before him are Elizabeth Montgomery, Godfried Danneels, David Hamilton, Jeremy Brett, Teresa Berganza, and Jerzy Kosiński. After him are Jean-Claude Brialy, Liliana Cavani, Walter Kasper, Sylva Koscina, Lea Massari, and Fred Haise.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert Curl ranks 1,508 out of 15,968. Before him are Gene Tierney (1920), Hamilton O. Smith (1931), Tony Burton (1937), George Wald (1906), Paul Ryan (1970), and Dale T. Mortensen (1939). After him are Ed White (1930), John Fogerty (1945), Adrien Brody (1973), Cochise (1805), Richard Fleischer (1916), and Lee de Forest (1873).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Robert Curl ranks 44Before him are Walter Gilbert (1932), Paul Berg (1926), Elias James Corey (1928), Arthur Kornberg (1918), Paul D. Boyer (1918), and Paul Flory (1910). After him are Edward W. Morley (1838), Robert W. Holley (1922), William Standish Knowles (1917), Roger D. Kornberg (1947), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), and Alfred G. Gilman (1941).