Dan Shechtman

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Birth Name: Dan Shechtman

Occupation: Chemist

Born In: Israel

Birthdate: January 24, 1941

Age: 81 years old (as of 2022)

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: Israeli

Sexuality: N/A

Dan Shechtman was born on the 24th of January, 1941. He is popular for being a Chemist. He was heavily criticized by Linus Pauling because of his non-periodic interpretation of his research. Dan Shechtman’s age is 81. Israeli scientist who received the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery of quasicrystals, a structure that is ordered but not periodic. In January of 2014 he announced his candidacy for President of Israel.

The 81-year-old chemist was born in Israel. He obtained his Ph.D. in materials engineering from the Technion in 1972. He won the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1999 and was awarded the 2000 Gregori Aminoff Prize from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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Dan Shechtman was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

Dan Shechtman is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.

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It's hard to know Dan Shechtman birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Friday. People who are born on a Friday are social, have self-confidence, and and a generous personality. They have a flair for beauty, elegance, romance, affection and refinement.

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The 81-year-old Israeli was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Serpent


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Dan Shechtman’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Dan Shechtman’s parents.

Personal Life

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REAL NAME: Dan Shechtman
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius

Net Worth

The 81-year-old Israeli chemist has done well thus far. Majority of Dan’s money comes from being a chemist. CelebsMoney has recently updated Dan Shechtman’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Dan Shechtman is a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Dan Shechtman was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Dan Shechtman has a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

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Dan Shechtman’s birth sign is Aquarius and he has a ruling planet of Uranus.

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