Charles Macintosh

1766 - 1843

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Charles Macintosh FRS (29 December 1766 – 25 July 1843) was a Scottish chemist and the inventor of waterproof fabric. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Macintosh has received more than 1,067,860 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Macintosh is the 366th most popular chemist (down from 340th in 2019), the 2,016th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 51st most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Charles Macintosh ranks 366 out of 510Before her are Otto Schott, Friedrich Stromeyer, Hermann von Fehling, John William Draper, Carl Djerassi, and André-Louis Debierne. After her are Thomas Cech, Maud Menten, Agnes Pockels, Frank Wigglesworth Clarke, Peter Atkins, and John Tukey.

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Among people born in 1766, Charles Macintosh ranks 21Before her are Charlotte, Princess Royal, Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin, Robert Darwin, François-Xavier Fabre, Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, and Samuel Wilson. After her are Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel, John Leslie, Guillaume Philibert Duhesme, Joseph Weigl, Joseph Franz von Jacquin, and Samuel Frederick Gray. Among people deceased in 1843, Charles Macintosh ranks 15Before her are Peter Wittgenstein, Robert Southey, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, Noah Webster, and Jakob Friedrich Fries. After her are Alexis Bouvard, John Biscoe, Ippolito Rosellini, Miguel Ricardo de Álava, Casimir Delavigne, and John Trumbull.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Macintosh ranks 2,016 out of 6,924Before her are Richard Burbage (1567), Charles Galton Darwin (1887), George Robert Waterhouse (1810), Ray Davies (1944), Rupert Brooke (1887), and Damon Albarn (1968). After her are Taron Egerton (1989), George Arliss (1868), Jack Higgins (1929), Princess Augusta Sophia of the United Kingdom (1768), Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury (1563), and Claude Auchinleck (1884).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Charles Macintosh ranks 51Before her are Fraser Stoddart (1942), Charles Hatchett (1765), Frederick Abel (1827), Alexander William Williamson (1824), William Nicholson (1753), and John William Draper (1811). After her are Peter Atkins (1940), Tim Hunt (1943), William Gregor (1761), Thomas Andrews (1813), Luke Howard (1772), and Morris Travers (1872).