Francis Crick bio

Birth Name: Francis Harry Compton Crick

Occupation: Biologist

Place Of Birth: England

Date Of Birth: June 8, 1916

Date Of Death: July 28, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: British

Francis Crick was born on the 8th of June, 1916. He was popular for being a Biologist. Famous English biologist and neuroscientist who became one of the most important contributors to understanding DNA when he co-discovered its helical structure in 1953. He was also the one to con the term “central dogma” in reference to how genetic information flows from DNA to RNA to protein.

Francis Crick was born in England. He stopped going to church at age twelve, because he wanted to pursue scientific answers. He shared the 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for helping to discover the molecular structure of nucleic acids and its significance for information transfer in living material.

Francis Crick was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Francis Harry Compton Crick is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Francis’s Francis Harry Compton Crick attended Northampton Grammar School Mill Hill School and University College London (BSc), University of Cambridge (PhD), Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (postdoc).


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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Francis Crick kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Francis Crick was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Francis Harry Compton Crick
NICKNAME: Francis Harry Compton Crick, Francis Compton Crick, Compton Crick
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Francis Crick was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Francis Crick was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: Francis Crick had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Francis Crick’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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