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