Robert H. Grubbs

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Robert Howard Grubbs ForMemRS (born February 27, 1942) is an American chemist and the Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, California. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert H. Grubbs has received more than 159,180 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Robert H. Grubbs is the 255th most popular chemist (down from 253rd in 2019), the 1,749th most popular biography from United States (down from 1,442nd in 2019) and the 49th most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, Robert H. Grubbs ranks 255 out of 510Before him are Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, Christian Friedrich Schönbein, William Henry, Roger D. Kornberg, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, and Mária Telkes. After him are Kristian Birkeland, Emil Abderhalden, George Porter, John Polanyi, Alexander Butlerov, and J. D. Bernal.

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Among people born in 1942, Robert H. Grubbs ranks 114Before him are Isaac Hayes, Prince Michael of Kent, Jim Rogers, John McLaughlin, Mir-Hossein Mousavi, and Roger Ebert. After him are Sigfried Held, Anita Pallenberg, Valeri Polyakov, Maria Kaczyńska, Samuel R. Delany, and Gottfried John.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Robert H. Grubbs ranks 1,749 out of 15,968Before him are Jennifer Garner (1972), Cy Twombly (1928), Eddie Constantine (1913), James McKeen Cattell (1860), Raymond Franz (1922), and Roger Ebert (1942). After him are Stuart Whitman (1928), Katharine Graham (1917), Winsor McCay (1867), Roberts Blossom (1924), Richard Avedon (1923), and Harold Garfinkel (1917).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Robert H. Grubbs ranks 49Before him are Paul Flory (1910), Robert Curl (1933), Edward W. Morley (1838), Robert W. Holley (1922), William Standish Knowles (1917), and Roger D. Kornberg (1947). After him are Alfred G. Gilman (1941), Thomas A. Steitz (1940), Paul L. Modrich (1946), William Lipscomb (1919), Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), and Donald J. Cram (1919).