Rosalind Franklin's X-ray studies of molecules played a crucial role in the 1953 discovery of the structure of DNA. Rosalind Franklin was born and raised in London, and received both a B.A. (1941) and a PhD (1945) from Cambridge University. She studi...
Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958) was an English ... Born to
a prominent British Jewish family, Franklin was educated at a private day school
Rosalind's father Ellis maintained the family wealth by following the Franklin
tradition of merchant banking. Rosalind grew up surrounded by brothers—her
Rosalind Franklin was born in London, England. Her family was well-to-do and
both sides were very involved in social and public works. Franklin's father wanted
British chemist Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born into an affluent and influential
Jewish family on July 25, 1920, in Notting Hill, London, England. She displayed ...
--Rosalind Franklin in a letter to Ellis Franklin, ca. summer 1940 ... Her father Ellis
Franklin was a partner at Keyser's Bank, one of the family's major businesses ...
Family Rosalind Elsie Franklin was the eldest daughter and second of five
children born into a wealthy and well-connected Anglo Jewish family. Her father's
There is probably no other woman scientist with as much controversy
surrounding her life and work as Rosalind Franklin. As a scientist Miss Franklin
Rosalind decided to specialize in science, one of her best subjects. Her family
was startled because Franklin women were not expected to take paid
Rosalind Franklin was born in London on July 25, 1920. ... her parents took in
two Jewish children from Nazi Germany to live in their home as part of the family.