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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 71,865 page views. His biography is available in 58 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Arthur Harden is the 135th most popular chemist (down from 47th in 2019), the 664th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 387th in 2019) and the 16th 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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Among chemists, Arthur Harden ranks 135 out of 509Before him are Dan Shechtman, Robert Burns Woodward, Ernst Chain, Ernst Otto Fischer, Christian B. Anfinsen, and Louis Nicolas Vauquelin. After him are William Giauque, Marcellin Berthelot, Paul Berg, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Robert W. Holley, and Fritz Strassmann.

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Among people born in 1865, Arthur Harden ranks 23Before him are Philipp Scheidemann, Andranik, Alfred Hugenberg, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, Félix Vallotton, and Akseli Gallen-Kallela. After him are Amélie of Orléans, Benjamin Guggenheim, Jacques Hadamard, John Mott, L'Inconnue de la Seine, and Mikao Usui. Among people deceased in 1940, Arthur Harden ranks 27Before him are Italo Balbo, Verner von Heidenstam, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, John Buchan, Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, and Vsevolod Meyerhold. After him are Lluís Companys, Eugène Dubois, Kyösti Kallio, Katharina Schratt, Frederick Cook, and Prince Jean, Duke of Guise.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Harden ranks 664 out of 7,765Before him are Jane Hawking (1944), Nigel Farage (1964), Bernard Lewis (1916), Prince Albert Victor, Duke of Clarence and Avondale (1864), E. H. Carr (1892), and William Pitt the Younger (1759). After him are Philip Pullman (1946), Oliver Heaviside (1850), Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury (1473), Robert Carlyle (1961), John Gurdon (1933), and William Ewart Gladstone (1809).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Arthur Harden ranks 16Before him are John Newlands (1837), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Robert Robinson (1886), James Dewar (1842), John Macleod (1876), and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897). After 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).