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 66,616 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Arthur Harden is the 47th most popular chemist (down from 40th in 2019), the 387th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 306th in 2019) and the 7th 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 47 out of 510Before him are William Crookes, Robert Bunsen, Joseph Black, Jan Baptist van Helmont, Paul Sabatier, and Victor Grignard. After him are Francis William Aston, Alfred Werner, Richard Willstätter, Paul Karrer, Claude Louis Berthollet, and Hermann Staudinger.

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Among people born in 1865, Arthur Harden ranks 14Before him are Archduke Otto of Austria, Alexander Glazunov, Warren G. Harding, Carl Nielsen, Paul Dukas, and Émile Jaques-Dalcroze. After him are Sven Hedin, Suzanne Valadon, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, Philipp Scheidemann, Benjamin Guggenheim, and Andranik. Among people deceased in 1940, Arthur Harden ranks 16Before him are Nikolai Yezhov, Emma Goldman, Peter Behrens, Carl Bosch, Gerda Wegener, and Manuel Azaña. After him are Spyridon Louis, Isaac Babel, Wladimir Köppen, Verner von Heidenstam, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, and Italo Balbo.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Arthur Harden ranks 387 out of 6,924Before him are Robert Walpole (1676), John Everett Millais (1829), Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales (1453), Bartholomew Roberts (1682), Richard Owen (1804), and Thomas Young (1773). After him are Robert Falcon Scott (1868), Æthelred the Unready (968), Bobby Charlton (1937), Richard Wright (1943), William Laud (1573), and Philip Larkin (1922).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Arthur Harden ranks 7Before him are John Dalton (1766), Humphry Davy (1778), William Ramsay (1852), Frederick Soddy (1877), Frederick Sanger (1918), and William Crookes (1832). After him are Francis William Aston (1877), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Norman Haworth (1883), Robert Robinson (1886), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), and Harry Kroto (1939).