CHEMIST

William Lipscomb

1919 - 2011

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Lipscomb has received more than 115,205 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). William Lipscomb is the 229th most popular chemist (up from 277th in 2019), the 1,523rd most popular biography from United States (up from 1,952nd in 2019) and the 47th most popular Chemist.

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  • 53

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, William Lipscomb ranks 229 out of 509Before him are Alfred G. Gilman, Herbert C. Brown, Franz Karl Achard, John Cornforth, Charles J. Pedersen, and Friedrich Sertürner. After him are Nikolay Semyonov, William Hyde Wollaston, Mária Telkes, John E. Walker, Sidney Altman, and Richard F. Heck.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1919, William Lipscomb ranks 51Before him are Chavela Vargas, James Lovelock, Georges Duby, Lauri Törni, Martin Balsam, and Art Blakey. After him are Donald J. Cram, Teruo Nakamura, Ryszard Kaczorowski, Ian Smith, Mohamed Boudiaf, and Glafcos Clerides. Among people deceased in 2011, William Lipscomb ranks 67Before him are Pete Postlethwaite, Linda Christian, Richard Winters, Dev Anand, Ante Marković, and Aristides Pereira. After him are Cy Twombly, Gunter Sachs, Itamar Franco, Johannes Heesters, Tom Gehrels, and Sergei Bagapsh.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Lipscomb ranks 1,523 out of 18,182Before him are Richard Fleischer (1916), Stephen Lang (1952), James Avery (1945), Conrad Hilton (1887), David Gross (1941), and James Irwin (1930). After him are John Zorn (1953), Marvin Minsky (1927), William Westmoreland (1914), Steve Ditko (1927), Peter Weller (1947), and Fats Domino (1928).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, William Lipscomb ranks 47Before him are John Fenn (1917), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), William Standish Knowles (1917), Robert Curl (1933), Elias James Corey (1928), and Alfred G. Gilman (1941). After him are Richard F. Heck (1931), Paul L. Modrich (1946), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), Edward W. Morley (1838), Donald J. Cram (1919), and Vincent du Vigneaud (1901).