#11073 Overall Influence

Kazimierz Fajans

Polish-American scientist

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Kazimierz Fajans was a Polish American physical chemist of Polish-Jewish origin, a pioneer in the science of radioactivity and the discoverer of chemical element protactinium.Education and career He was born May 27, 1887, in Warsaw, Congress Poland, to a family of Jewish background. After he had completed secondary school in Warsaw , he started studying chemistry in Germany, at first at the University in Leipzig, and then in Heidelberg and Zürich. In 1909 he was awarded a PhD degree for his research into the stereoselective synthesis of chiral compounds.

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University of Zurich

University in Switzerland

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

University in Karlsruhe established in 2009 from the merger of the University of Karlsruhe and the Karlsruhe Research Center

University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Leipzig University

University in Leipzig, Germany

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

German university in Munich, Bavaria

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#163 World Rank
Chemistry
#1397 World Rank
Physics