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Rosalind Franklin
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... More>>


Rosalind Elsie Franklin (25 July 1920 – 16 April 1958) was an English chemist and X-ray ... Born to a prominent British Jewish family, Franklin was educated at a private day school at Norland Place in West London, Lindores School for Young  ...


Rosalind's father Ellis maintained the family wealth by following the Franklin tradition of merchant banking. Rosalind grew up surrounded by brothers—her older ...


--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 ...


Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born on July 25, 1920 into a socially well-connected, upper-class family in the United Kingdom's capital city, London. Her father was ...


Jul 7, 2016 ... British chemist Rosalind Elsie Franklin was born into an affluent and influential Jewish family on July 25, 1920, in Notting Hill, London, England.


Apr 22, 2003 ... When it comes to her place in the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA, Rosalind Franklin .... I know that there's cancer in the family.


1920 - 1958. Rosalind Franklin always liked facts. ... She passed the examination for admission to Cambridge University in 1938, and it sparked a family crisis.


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  ...


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  ...