Arthur Harden

1865 - 1940

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Sir Arthur Harden, FRS (12 October 1865 – 17 June 1940) was a British biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin for their investigations into the fermentation of sugar and fermentative enzymes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Harden has received more than 81,101 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Arthur Harden is the 50th most popular chemist (up from 134th in 2019), the 317th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 664th in 2019) and the 5th most popular British Chemist.

Arthur Harden was a British chemist who is most famous for his work in the field of inorganic chemistry. He is known for his research in the fields of crystallography, electrochemistry, and spectroscopy.

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Over the past year Arthur Harden has had the most page views in the with 7,740 views, followed by Russian (2,305), and Chinese (2,196). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Hakka (132.91%), Simple English (125.71%), and Ido (109.11%)


Among chemists, Arthur Harden ranks 50 out of 602Before him are Gerty Cori, Kurt Alder, Alfred Werner, Paul Sabatier, Friedrich Bergius, and Frederick Sanger. After him are Fritz Pregl, Melvin Calvin, Frederick Soddy, Adolf Windaus, Victor Grignard, and Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner.

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Among people born in 1865, Arthur Harden ranks 11Before him are Erich Ludendorff, Alexander Glazunov, Archduke Otto of Austria, Warren G. Harding, Suzanne Valadon, and Ferdinand I of Romania. After him are W. B. Yeats, Carl Nielsen, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Sven Hedin, Andranik, and Philipp Scheidemann. Among people deceased in 1940, Arthur Harden ranks 13Before him are J. J. Thomson, Mikhail Bulgakov, Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Carl Bosch, and Peter Behrens. After him are Emma Goldman, Manuel Azaña, Verner von Heidenstam, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Isaac Babel, and Wladimir Köppen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Harden ranks 317 out of 8,785Before him are Robert Fripp (1946), Elizabeth Woodville (1437), Vivienne Westwood (1941), Frederick Sanger (1918), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), and Stanley Matthews (1915). After him are Jon Lord (1941), John Hurt (1940), Ian Gillan (1945), Edmund Ironside (993), Edmund I (921), and Frederick Soddy (1877).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Arthur Harden ranks 5Before him are John Dalton (1766), William Ramsay (1852), Humphry Davy (1778), and Frederick Sanger (1918). After him are Frederick Soddy (1877), Norman Haworth (1883), Francis William Aston (1877), William Crookes (1832), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), and Robert Robinson (1886).