Linus Pauling

Linus Pauling

Born: February 28, 1901

Died: August 19, 1994

Nationality: American

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Linus Carl Pauling was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator. He was one of the most influential chemists in history and ranks among the most important scientists of the 20th century. Pauling was among the first scientists to work in the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology.

Source/Notes: Nobel Lecture for The Nobel Peace Prize 1962 (11 December 1963)

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Source/Notes: Linus Pauling In His Own Words (1995) by Barbara Marinacci ISBN 0684813874

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