Linus Pauling

Chemist & Peace Activist Linus Pauling Full Name: Linus Pauling


Profession: Chemist & Peace Activist
Why Famous: Pauling was one of the founders of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology.He is also one of only two people to be awarded Nobel Prizes in different fields.

Born: February 28, 1901
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, USA

Died: August 19, 1994 (aged 93)
Cause of Death: Prostate cancer

Married Life

  • 1923-06-17 Chemist Linus Pauling (22) weds Ava Helen Miller

Historical Events in the Life of Linus Pauling

  • 1954-12-10 Linus Pauling wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • 1970-11-18 Linus Pauling declares large doses of Vitamin C could ward off colds

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