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About Linus Pauling
Linus Carlos Pauling is regarded as one of the best scientists in history. He was a chemist, chemical engineer, biochemist, peace activist and author. He made significant contributions to the branches of molecular biology and quantum physics. In his activism, he campaigned against nuclear weapon development and criticized the Vietnam War.
He was the son of Lucy Isabelle Darling and Herman Henry William. He had two siblings; Pauline and Lucille. He was married to Ava Helen Miller from 1923 until 1981 when she died. Their children are Linda Helen, biologist Edward Crellin, crystallographer Peter and psychiatrist Linus Carl Jr.
He is one of the few individuals to have won more than one Nobel Prize. In 1954, he won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Then, in 1962, he received the Nobel Peace Prize for his peace activism.
He was honored with the National Medal of Science in 1974. Other honors include the NAS Award in Chemical Sciences and the Roebling Medal.
He died at 93 from prostate cancer on August 19, 1994.
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Famous quotes by Linus Pauling
Facts are the air of scientists. Without them you can never fly.Linus Pauling
Satisfaction of one's curiosity is one of the greatest sources of happiness in life.Linus Pauling
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas.Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling's Popularity
Linus Pauling was a famous American chemist and activist, who was born on February 28, 1901. As a person born on this date, Linus Pauling is listed in our database as the 16th most popular celebrity for the day (February 28) and the 10th most popular for the year (1901).
People born on February 28 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Linus Pauling is the 722nd most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Linus Pauling's birthday, Linus Pauling is the 5834th most famous American and ranks 12th in famous people born in Portland, Oregon, U.S.
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