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Rudolph A. Marcus

1923 - Today

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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 174,040 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Rudolph A. Marcus is the 291st most popular chemist (down from 286th in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Canada (down from 75th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Canadian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 291 out of 509Before him are Georg Brandt, Andreas Libavius, William C. Campbell, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, Rasmus Bartholin, and Théophile-Jules Pelouze. After him are Leopold Gmelin, Martin Lowry, Aaron Klug, Ben Feringa, Dudley R. Herschbach, and Edward Frankland.

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Among people born in 1923, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 89Before him are Agatha Barbara, Otfried Preußler, Lucía Hiriart, Bettie Page, Yaşar Kemal, and Bob Dole. After him are Zarifa Aliyeva, Gyula Lóránt, Zlatko Čajkovski, Gloria Grahame, André Courrèges, and Maria Gripe.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 89 out of 1,350Before him are Simon Newcomb (1835), Marie-Louise Meilleur (1880), Michael Ironside (1950), Justin Bieber (1994), Jack L. Warner (1892), and Graham Greene (1952). After him are Brian Tracy (1944), Norma Shearer (1902), Lester B. Pearson (1897), Rocky Johnson (1944), Jacques Villeneuve (1971), and Joe Weider (1919).

Among CHEMISTS In Canada

Among chemists born in Canada, Rudolph A. Marcus ranks 3Before him are William Giauque (1895) and Sidney Altman (1939). After him are Henry Taube (1915) and Maud Menten (1879).