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List of notable or famous chemists from Israel, with bios and photos, including the top chemists born in Israel and even some popular chemists who immigrated to Israel. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Israeli chemists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These chemists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known chemist from Israel is included when available.

List is made up of a variety of people, including Uzi Even and Avram Hershko.

This historic chemists from Israel list can help answer the questions "Who are some Israeli chemists of note?" and "Who are the most famous chemists from Israel?" These prominent chemists of Israel may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Israeli chemists.

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Arieh Warshel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chemists from Israel
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Arieh Warshel is an Israeli-American biochemist and biophysicist. He is a Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and holds the Dana and David Dornsife Chair in Chemistry at the University of Southern California. He received the 2013 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, together with Michael Levitt and Martin Karplus for "the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 77

Birthplace: Israel

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Avram Hershko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chemists from Israel
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Avram Hershko is a Hungarian-born Israeli biochemist and Nobel laureate in Chemistry. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 80

Birthplace: Karcag, Hungary

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Chaim Weizmann is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Chemists from Israel
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Chaim Azriel Weizmann was a Zionist leader and Israeli statesman who served as President of the Zionist Organization and later as the first President of Israel. He was elected on 16 February 1949, and served until his death in 1952. Weizmann convinced the United States government to recognize the newly formed state of Israel. Weizmann was also a biochemist who developed the acetone–butanol–ethanol fermentation process, which produces acetone through bacterial fermentation. His acetone production method was of great importance for the British war industry during World War I. He founded the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel and was instrumental in the establishment of the Hebrew ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 78 (1874-1952)

Birthplace: Motal, Belarus

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Ernst David Bergmann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Chemists from Israel
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Ernst David Bergmann was an Israeli nuclear scientist and chemist. He is often considered the father of the Israeli nuclear program. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 72 (1903-1975)

Birthplace: German Empire

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