Melvin Calvin bio

Birth Name: Melvin Calvin

Occupation: Chemist

Place Of Birth: Minnesota

Date Of Birth: April8, 1911

Date Of Death: January 8, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Melvin Calvin was born on the 8th of April, 1911. He was famous for being a Chemist. American chemist who discovered the Calvin cycle with Andrew Benson and James Bassham and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1961.

Melvin Calvin was born in Minnesota. He earned a Bachelor of Science from Michigan College of Mining and Technology in 1931 and a PhD in chemistry from the University of Minnesota in 1935. He was featured in a volume of the American Scientists collection of US postage stamps in 2011.

Melvin Calvin was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Melvin Calvin was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Melvin Calvin 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".


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Melvin Calvin was born in the Year of the Pig.

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BIRTH DAY:Saturday
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Zodiac Sign: Melvin Calvin was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Melvin Calvin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Melvin Calvin had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Melvin Calvin’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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