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 62,091 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Archer Martin is the 176th most popular chemist (up from 212th in 2019), the 887th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 828th in 2019) and the 20th most popular British 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 176 out of 510Before him are Antoine Jérôme Balard, Feodor Lynen, Germain Henri Hess, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Robert Huber, and Wilfrid Voynich. After him are Peter D. Mitchell, Gerhard Herzberg, Stephanie Kwolek, Giulio Natta, Tapputi, and Emil Erlenmeyer.

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Among people born in 1910, Archer Martin ranks 52Before him are J. Allen Hynek, António de Spínola, Lobsang Rampa, Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz, Ne Win, and Edda Mussolini. After him are John Sturges, Miguel Najdorf, Paul Flory, Imi Lichtenfeld, Said bin Taimur, and Kim Yong-sik. Among people deceased in 2002, Archer Martin ranks 40Before him are Raf Vallone, Zizinho, Yoshio Okada, Max Perutz, Ne Win, and René Thom. After him are Shigeo Sugimoto, Song Hye-rim, Laurent Schwartz, Aileen Wuornos, Stephen Jay Gould, and Xi Zhongxun.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Archer Martin ranks 887 out of 6,924Before him are Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (1982), P. G. Wodehouse (1881), Allan Pinkerton (1819), Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury (1671), Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872), and John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer (1924). After him are Peter D. Mitchell (1920), Robert Adam (1728), Peter Green (1946), Charles Lightoller (1874), Isambard Kingdom Brunel (1806), and Rob Halford (1951).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Archer Martin ranks 20Before him are William Hyde Wollaston (1766), John Macleod (1876), John Frederic Daniell (1790), John Newlands (1837), Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897), and Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914). After him are Peter D. Mitchell (1920), John Pople (1925), William Henry Perkin (1838), Michael Smith (1932), Derek Barton (1918), and John Vane (1927).