Carl Djerassi
#5687 Overall Influence

Carl Djerassi

American chemistry professor, inventor, author, playwright

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Carl Djerassi was an Austrian-born Bulgarian-American chemist, novelist, playwright and co-founder of Djerassi Resident Artists Program with Diane Wood Middlebrook. He is best known for his contribution to the development of oral contraceptive pillss, nicknamed the father of the pill.

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Tarkio College

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University of Wisconsin–Madison
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin., USA

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Kenyon College
Kenyon College

Private liberal arts college in Gambier, Ohio, United States

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Wayne State University
Wayne State University

American public research university located in Detroit, Michigan

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Stanford University
Stanford University

Private research university located in Stanford, California, United States

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#85 World Rank
Chemistry
#17878 World Rank
Literature