Scientists Famous Hispanic Scientists

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Famous Hispanic Scientists, with photos, will clue you in to the most notable Hispanic scientists ever to work in the field of science. These are some of the most well known Mexican Americans in the United States. Currently, over 10% of the population of the United States is Hispanic. Mexican American culture is robust and full of history, with a focus on family. The people on this list vary in importance, from Mexican American heroes to simple sources of pride within America's Mexican community.

What are the names of famous Hispanic scientists? These lists include as many famous hispanics as possible, that said, finding all of them would be a very difficult task. Mexican immigrants are an important part of the fabric that is the great American melting pot. They include many important, distinguished, and notable people within the USA.

Albert Baez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Hispanic Scientists
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Age: Died at 95 (1912-2007)

Birthplace: Puebla, Mexico

Profession: Physicist

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Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Hispanic Scientists
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Age: 49

Birthplace: Mexico

Profession: Physician

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Ellen Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Hispanic Scientists
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Age: 58

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Astronaut, Engineer

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Eloy Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Hispanic Scientists
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Age: 70

Birthplace: Texas, United States of America

Profession: Chemist

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