Vladimir Prelog

1906 - 1998

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Vladimir Prelog ForMemRS (23 July 1906 – 7 January 1998) was a Croatian-Swiss organic chemist who received the 1975 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his research into the stereochemistry of organic molecules and reactions. Prelog was born and grew up in Sarajevo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Prelog has received more than 124,016 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Vladimir Prelog is the 65th most popular chemist (up from 69th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Bosnia and Herzegovina (down from 9th in 2019) and the most popular Bosnian, Herzegovinian Chemist.

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Among chemists, Vladimir Prelog ranks 65 out of 510. Before him are Michel Eugène Chevreul, John Stith Pemberton, Gerty Cori, Casimir Funk, Dorothy Hodgkin, and Jacques Monod. After him are Frederick Gowland Hopkins, George de Hevesy, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Hans Fischer, Johann Rudolf Glauber, and Kary Mullis.

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Among people born in 1906, Vladimir Prelog ranks 39Before him are Sayyid Qutb, Wassily Leontief, Josef Kramer, Hassan al-Banna, Albert Sabin, and Oleg Antonov. After him are Clyde Tombaugh, John Huston, Hans Bethe, Dino Buzzati, Philip Johnson, and Klaus Mann. Among people deceased in 1998, Vladimir Prelog ranks 15Before him are Jean-François Lyotard, Yang Shangkun, Niklas Luhmann, Octavio Paz, Alan Shepard, and Raymond Cattell. After him are Theodore Schultz, Konstantinos Karamanlis, Otto Kretschmer, Bob Kane, Galina Ulanova, and Frederick Reines.

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In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among people born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vladimir Prelog ranks 12 out of 281. Before him are Ante Pavelić (1889), Alija Izetbegović (1925), Goran Bregović (1950), Emir Kusturica (1954), Tvrtko I of Bosnia (1338), and Lala Mustafa Pasha (1500). After him are Prince Marko (1335), Biljana Plavšić (1930), Valerius Severus (300), Slobodan Praljak (1945), Zoran Đinđić (1952), and Ivica Osim (1941).

Among CHEMISTS In Bosnia and Herzegovina

Among chemists born in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Vladimir Prelog ranks 1