Karl Barry Sharpless

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Birth Name: Karl Barry Sharpless

Occupation: Chemist

Born In: Pennsylvania, United States

Birthdate: April 28, 1941

Age: 82 years old (as of 2023)

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Sexuality: N/A

Karl Barry Sharpless was born on the 28th of April, 1941. He is best known for being a Chemist. He won the Nobel Prize two years before Peter Agre did. Karl Barry Sharpless’s age is 82. An American chemist who is best known for his work on stereoselective reactions.

The 82-year-old chemist was born in Pennsylvania, United States. He earned his Ph.D from Stanford University in 1968. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2001 for his work on chirally catalysed oxidation reactions.

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Karl Barry Sharpless 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.

Karl Barry Sharpless 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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While we don't know Karl Barry Sharpless birth time, but we do know his mother gave birth to his on a Monday. People born on a Monday tend to be a bit sensitive and emotional. They have imagination and don't like planning things in advance. They're flexible and good at improvising.

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The 82-year-old American was born in the Silent Generation and the Year of the Serpent


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

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REAL NAME: Karl Barry Sharpless
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation

Net Worth

The 82-year-old American chemist has done well thus far. Majority of Karl’s money comes from being a chemist. CelebsMoney has recently updated Karl Barry Sharpless’s net worth.



Zodiac Sign: Karl Barry Sharpless is a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Karl Barry Sharpless was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Karl Barry Sharpless has a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

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Karl Barry Sharpless’s birth sign is Taurus and he has a ruling planet of Venus.

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