Roy J. Plunkett

1910 - 1994

Roy J. Plunkett

Roy J. Plunkett (June 26, 1910 – May 12, 1994) was an American chemist. He discovered polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), i.e. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Roy J. Plunkett has received more than 81,454 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 402nd most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Roy J. Plunkett ranks 402 out of 473Before him are Fausto Elhuyar, Louis Le Chatelier, Andrés Manuel del Río, Juan José Elhuyar, Otto Wichterle, and Lina Stern. After him are Jacques-Louis Soret, Adolph Frank, Hans Goldschmidt, Nikolay Beketov, Alice Ball, and Hieronymous Theodor Richter.

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Among people born in 1910, Roy J. Plunkett ranks 147Before him are Fritzi Burger, Douglas Bader, Heinrich Sutermeister, Wilfred Thesiger, Cyril Cusack, and Gunnar Höckert. After him are José María Guido, Kim Il, Ennio Flaiano, Richard Conte, Alicia Markova, and Barbara O'Neil. Among people deceased in 1994, Roy J. Plunkett ranks 150Before him are Leonid Leonov, Rossano Brazzi, Ralph Ellison, Boris Yegorov, Jersey Joe Walcott, and Giovanni Goria. After him are Madeleine Renaud, Bassel al-Assad, Cameron Mitchell, Nicole Brown Simpson, Vitas Gerulaitis, and Igor Chislenko.

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Among people born in United States, Roy J. Plunkett ranks 3,838 out of 12,171Before him are Yogi Berra (1925), Paul Reiser (1957), George Andrew Reisner (1867), Rahsaan Roland Kirk (1935), Charles T. Kowal (1940), and John Trumbull (1756). After him are Keenen Ivory Wayans (1958), Laurie Metcalf (1955), Anthony Franciosa (1928), Michael Richards (1949), John Terry (1950), and Harry Langdon (1884).