Rudolph A. Marcus

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Rudolph Arthur Marcus (born July 21, 1923) is a Canadian-born chemist who received the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his contributions to the theory of electron transfer reactions in chemical systems". Marcus theory, named after him, provides a thermodynamic and kinetic framework for describing one electron outer-sphere electron transfer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rudolph A. Marcus has received more than 160,099 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Rudolph A. Marcus is the 286th most popular chemist (down from 276th in 2019), the 75th most popular biography from Canada (down from 66th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Canadian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 286 out of 510Before him are Carl Gustaf Mosander, Richard Abegg, Ben Feringa, Ryōji Noyori, Satoshi Ōmura, and Donald J. Cram. After him are Edwin G. Krebs, Antoine Baumé, Clemens Winkler, Alexander Shulgin, Rasmus Bartholin, and Joseph L. Goldstein.

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Among people born in 1923, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 88Before him are Hwang Jang-yop, Sergey Akhromeyev, Leonid Gaidai, Victoria de los Ángeles, Ousmane Sembène, and Zlatko Čajkovski. After him are Antony Flew, Dexter Gordon, Wes Montgomery, Chuck Yeager, Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, and Ernst Nolte.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 75 out of 1,130Before him are Mike Myers (1963), Carrie-Anne Moss (1967), Geneviève Bujold (1942), Yvonne De Carlo (1922), Rachel McAdams (1978), and Mylène Farmer (1961). After him are Edward Dmytryk (1908), Justin Bieber (1994), Lester B. Pearson (1897), Victor Garber (1949), Norman Jewison (1926), and John Candy (1950).

Among CHEMISTS In Canada

Among chemists born in Canada, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 4Before him are William Giauque (1895), Sidney Altman (1939), and Henry Taube (1915). After him are Maud Menten (1879).