Person List of Famous Chemical Engineers

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List of famous chemical engineers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top chemical engineers in the world? This includes the most prominent chemical engineers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable chemical engineers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic chemical engineers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned chemical engineers.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people of chemical engineering, including Dolph Lundgren and Donald Pettit.

From reputable, prominent, and well known chemical engineers to the lesser known chemical engineers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the chemical engineer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous chemical engineers ever?" and "What are the names of famous chemical engineers?" then you're in the right place. 
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Frank Capra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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Frank Russell Capra was an Italian-born American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. His rags-to-riches story has led film historians such as Ian Freer to consider him the "American dream ...more

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Age: Died at 94 (1897-1991)

Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy

Profession: Waiting staff, Salesman, Chemical engineer, Soldier Film Producer, + more

Credits: It's a Wonderful Life, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, It Happened One Night, Arsenic and Old Lace

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Dolph Lundgren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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Dolph Lundgren is a Swedish actor, director, and martial artist. He belongs to a generation of film actors who epitomise the action hero stereotype, alongside Sylvester Stallone, Chuck Norris, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, Steven Seagal, and Jean-Claude Van Damme. He received a degree in ...more

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Age: 58

Birthplace: Spånga, Stockholm, Sweden

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Martial artist Film Director

Credits: The Expendables, The Expendables 2, Universal Soldier, Rocky IV

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Xi Jinping is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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Xi Jinping is the General Secretary of the Communist Party of China, the President of the People's Republic of China, and the Chairman of the Central Military Commission. As Xi holds the top offices of the party and the military, in addition to being the head of state through the office of ...more

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Age: 62

Birthplace: Beijing, China

Profession: Chemical engineer, Politician

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David H. Koch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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David Hamilton Koch is an American businessman, philanthropist, political activist, and chemical engineer. He joined the family business Koch Industries, a conglomerate that is the second-largest privately held company in the United States, in 1970. He became president of the subsidiary Koch ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Wichita, Kansas, United States of America

Profession: Chemical engineer, Businessperson, Political Activist

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Gustave Eiffel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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Alexandre Gustave Eiffel was a French civil engineer and architect. A graduate of the École Centrale des Arts et Manufactures, he made his name with various bridges for the French railway network, most famously the Garabit viaduct. He is best known for the world-famous Eiffel Tower, built for the ...more

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Age: Died at 91 (1832-1923)

Birthplace: Dijon, France

Profession: Chemical engineer, Civil engineer, Designer, Structural engineer Engineer

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Keki Hormusji Gharda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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Keki Hormusji Gharda is a prominent Indian chemical engineer, chemist and entrepreneur. He is the Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Gharda Chemicals Limited, an R&D-based company with business interests in agrochemicals, polymers and is actively pursuing an entry in the market for high ...more

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Age: 86

Profession: Chemical engineer, Chemist, Entrepreneur, Engineer

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Robert Satcher is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Chemical Engineers
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Robert Lee "Bobby" Satcher, Jr. is a physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut. He became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129. He participated in 2 spacewalks during STS-129, accumulating 12hrs 19min of EVA time. Satcher holds two doctorates and has received numerous awards ...more

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Hampton

Profession: Chemical engineer, Astronaut, Physician

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George F.H. Chang is a film producer. ...more

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Age: 79

Birthplace: Tainan County

Profession: Chemical engineer, Politician, Film Producer

Credits: The Ammunition Hunters

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