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Charles Hatchett

1765 - 1847

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Charles Hatchett FRS FRSE (2 January 1765 – 10 March 1847) was an English mineralogist and analytical chemist who discovered the element niobium, for which he proposed the name "columbium".Hatchett was elected a Fellow of the Linnaean Society in 1795, and of the Royal Society in 1797. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Hatchett has received more than 54,499 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Charles Hatchett is the 340th most popular chemist (down from 336th in 2019), the 1,731st most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,676th in 2019) and the 46th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Charles Hatchett ranks 340 out of 509Before him are C. H. D. Buys Ballot, Paul Héroult, Eilhard Mitscherlich, Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev, Nicolas Théodore de Saussure, and Paul Walden. After him are William E. Moerner, George Sarton, Karl Ernst Claus, Charles Friedel, Thomas Cech, and Henry Taube.

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Among people born in 1765, Charles Hatchett ranks 20Before him are Frederick Christian II, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg, Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Franz Xaver von Baader, Pierre Dupont de l'Étang, Nguyễn Du, and Duchess Frederica of Württemberg. After him are Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Comte d'Erlon, Eli Whitney, Joseph Leopold Eybler, Johann Friedrich Pfaff, Daniel Steibelt, and James Smithson. Among people deceased in 1847, Charles Hatchett ranks 17Before him are Adélaïde d'Orléans, Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville, Maria Schicklgruber, Archduke Friedrich of Austria, Alexandre Brongniart, and William II, Elector of Hesse. After him are Thiệu Trị, Abbasgulu Bakikhanov, Alexandre Deschapelles, Ioannis Kolettis, Karl Friedrich Burdach, and Princess Charlotte of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Hatchett ranks 1,731 out of 7,765Before him are Rick Parfitt (1948), John Watson (1946), Paul Gascoigne (1967), Nell Gwyn (1650), John Hannah (1962), and Henry More (1614). After him are Tobias Smollett (1721), Cenwalh of Wessex (601), John A. Macdonald (1815), Israel Kirzner (1930), Francis Baily (1774), and Stuart Lewis-Evans (1930).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Charles Hatchett ranks 46Before him are Martin Lowry (1874), Edward Frankland (1825), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), Charles Macintosh (1766), and William Prout (1785). After him are Tim Hunt (1943), Thomas Andrews (1813), Alexander William Williamson (1824), John William Draper (1811), Peter Atkins (1940), and William Gregor (1761).