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Mario Molina

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Birthday
19, 1943
Birthplace
Mexico
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Birthday
19, 1943 (age 76)
Birthplace
Mexico

About

A Mexican chemist who won the Nobel Prize in 1995 for elucidating the threat to the Earth's ozone layer. He was the first Mexican-born citizen to ever receive a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Before Fame

He earned a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering at the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 1965

Trivia

He is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine and he has received more than 30 honorary degrees from prestigious universities.

Family Life

He married his second wife Guadalupe Álvarez in 2006.

Associated With

He was assigned by U.S. President Barack Obama to form part of the transition team on environmental issues.