William Lipscomb

1919 - 2011

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Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Lipscomb has received more than 109,854 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). William Lipscomb is the 277th most popular chemist (down from 255th in 2019), the 1,953rd most popular biography from United States (down from 1,449th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular American Chemist.

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Among chemists, William Lipscomb ranks 277 out of 510Before him are Geoffrey Wilkinson, Leopold Gmelin, Hideki Shirakawa, Jacques Dubochet, Johann Deisenhofer, and Michael Levitt. After him are Karl Barry Sharpless, Andreas Libavius, Carl Gustaf Mosander, Richard Abegg, Ben Feringa, and Ryōji Noyori.

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Among people born in 1919, William Lipscomb ranks 68Before him are Licio Gelli, Maurice Herzog, Ernst Barkmann, Charles Sweeney, Wolfgang Wagner, and Mad Mike Hoare. After him are René Barrientos, Mario Bunge, Donald J. Cram, Kiichi Miyazawa, José Villalonga Llorente, and Frederik Pohl. Among people deceased in 2011, William Lipscomb ranks 82Before him are Andy Whitfield, Yelena Bonner, Harold Garfinkel, Johannes Heesters, Archduke Felix of Austria, and Nguyễn Cao Kỳ. After him are Ken Russell, Eugene Nida, Lyudmila Gurchenko, Vasily Alekseyev, Ferenc Mádl, and Raúl Ruiz.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, William Lipscomb ranks 1,953 out of 15,968Before him are David Graf (1950), Elijah Muhammad (1897), Jessica Alba (1981), Beau Bridges (1941), David J. Wineland (1944), and Aaron Eckhart (1968). After him are Henry Molaison (1926), Spiro Agnew (1918), Rami Malek (1981), Thomas Eakins (1844), Pat Metheny (1954), and Karl Barry Sharpless (1941).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, William Lipscomb ranks 53Before him are William Standish Knowles (1917), Roger D. Kornberg (1947), Robert H. Grubbs (1942), Alfred G. Gilman (1941), Thomas A. Steitz (1940), and Paul L. Modrich (1946). After him are Karl Barry Sharpless (1941), Donald J. Cram (1919), Edwin G. Krebs (1918), Alexander Shulgin (1925), Joseph L. Goldstein (1940), and Martin Rodbell (1925).