Charles Hatchett

1765 - 1847

Charles Hatchett

Charles Hatchett FRS FRSE (2 January 1765 – 10 March 1847) was a British 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 35,886 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 298th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Charles Hatchett ranks 298 out of 473Before him are Yuan T. Lee, Alexandre Brongniart, Johann Deisenhofer, Charles Friedel, Max Joseph von Pettenkofer, and Michael Levitt. After him are Erwin Chargaff, Fritz London, Tapputi, Charles Frédéric Gerhardt, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, and Ben Feringa.

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Among people born in 1765, Charles Hatchett ranks 14Before him are Karl Ludwig Harding, Emma, Lady Hamilton, José María Morelos, Princess Augusta Wilhelmine of Hesse-Darmstadt, Paolo Ruffini, and Michał Kleofas Ogiński. After him are Carl Ludwig Willdenow, Franz Xaver von Baader, Nguyễn Du, Eli Whitney, Johann Friedrich Pfaff, and Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger. Among people deceased in 1847, Charles Hatchett ranks 13Before him are Archduke Joseph, Palatine of Hungary, Mary Anning, Jules de Polignac, Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville, Alexandre Deschapelles, and Alexandre Brongniart. After him are Adélaïde d'Orléans, Thiệu Trị, Daniel O'Connell, William II, Elector of Hesse, Ioannis Kolettis, and Karl Friedrich Burdach.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Hatchett ranks 1,259 out of 5,347Before him are Albert Ketèlbey (1875), Dorothy L. Sayers (1893), Thomas Lipton (1848), Boy George (1961), Elizabeth Boleyn, Countess of Wiltshire (1480), and John Russell, 1st Earl Russell (1792). After him are David Lodge (1935), Richard Adams (1920), Pattie Boyd (1944), Patrick Macnee (1922), Gerald Gardner (1884), and Clementine Churchill (1885).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Charles Hatchett ranks 42Before him are Ida Noddack (1896), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), Edward Frankland (1825), Norman Lockyer (1836), John E. Walker (1941), and Fraser Stoddart (1942). After him are Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), Richard J. Roberts (1943), William Prout (1785), Martin Lowry (1874), Alexander William Williamson (1824), and Morris Travers (1872).