Famous Mexican Scientists

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 1 Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de la Cruz.
Famous As: Poet, Nun, Writer, Mathematician, Philosopher, Feminist, Composer
Birthdate: November 12, 1651
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tepetlixpa
Died: April 17, 1695

 2 Ynes Mexia

Ynes Mexia.
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: May 24, 1870
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 12, 1938
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 3 Mario J. Molina

Mario J. Molina.
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: March 19, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: October 7, 2020

Mario J. Molina was a Mexican chemist who played a key role in understanding and explaining the threat from chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) gases to the Earth's ozone layer, which earned him the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995. Molina was the third Mexican-born Nobel laureate and the first Mexican-born person to win a Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

 4 Ted Taylor

Ted Taylor.
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: October 28, 2004

 5 Manuel de Mier y Terán

Manuel de Mier y Terán.
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: February 18, 1789
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexico City
Died: July 3, 1832

 6 Lucas Alamán

Lucas Alamán
Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: October 18, 1792
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Spain
Died: June 2, 1853

 7 Julia Carabias Lillo

Julia Carabias Lillo
Famous As: Ecologist
Birthdate: August 11, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
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