Archer Martin

1910 - 2002

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Archer John Porter Martin (1 March 1910 – 28 July 2002) was a British chemist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention of partition chromatography with Richard Synge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Archer Martin has received more than 68,343 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Archer Martin is the 198th most popular chemist (down from 176th in 2019), the 884th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 887th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Chemist.

Archer Martin is most famous for his work with James Watt and Harold A. Wilson in the development of the gas mask.

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Among chemists, Archer Martin ranks 198 out of 509Before him are Erwin Chargaff, Ahmed Zewail, Otto Wichterle, Johann Deisenhofer, F. Sherwood Rowland, and Michael Levitt. After him are Johann Josef Loschmidt, John Fenn, Robert H. Grubbs, William Standish Knowles, Peter D. Mitchell, and Robert Curl.

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Among people born in 1910, Archer Martin ranks 47Before him are Michel Aflaq, Ne Win, Galina Ulanova, Meša Selimović, Edvard Kardelj, and Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Eero Saarinen, Lobsang Rampa, John Sturges, Shunichi Kumai, Miguel Najdorf, and Dorothy Vaughan. Among people deceased in 2002, Archer Martin ranks 42Before him are John Gotti, Max Perutz, Eduardo Chillida, René Thom, Erwin Chargaff, and Xi Zhongxun. After him are Laurent Schwartz, Pim Fortuyn, César Milstein, Hildegard Knef, Lilian, Princess of Réthy, and Sigvard Bernadotte.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Archer Martin ranks 884 out of 7,765Before him are Peter Cushing (1913), Rob Halford (1951), Joseph Swan (1828), Thomas Chatterton (1752), Frederic Leighton (1830), and Mike Newell (1942). After him are James Paul Moody (1887), James Lovelock (1919), Elizabeth Gaskell (1810), Robert Clive (1725), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594), and Michael Atiyah (1929).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Archer Martin ranks 23Before him are Harry Kroto (1939), John Frederic Daniell (1790), Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), John Vane (1927), Rodney Robert Porter (1917), and George Porter (1920). After him are Peter D. Mitchell (1920), William Henry Perkin (1838), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), Derek Barton (1918), and Michael Smith (1932).