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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 the modern waterproof raincoat. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Macintosh has received more than 1,125,999 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Charles Macintosh is the 309th most popular chemist (up from 366th in 2019), the 1,488th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,014th in 2019) and the 44th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Charles Macintosh ranks 309 out of 509Before her are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., Yuan T. Lee, Edwin G. Krebs, Alice Ball, J. D. Bernal, and Viktor Meyer. After her are Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, Richard R. Schrock, Victor Goldschmidt, Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac, William Prout, and Frances Arnold.

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Among people born in 1766, Charles Macintosh ranks 18Before her are Charlotte, Princess Royal, William Hyde Wollaston, José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia, Johanna Schopenhauer, Robert Darwin, and Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin. After her are François-Xavier Fabre, Slimane of Morocco, Emmanuel, comte de Las Cases, Samuel Wilson, Kurt Polycarp Joachim Sprengel, and Guillaume Philibert Duhesme. Among people deceased in 1843, Charles Macintosh ranks 12Before her are Theodoros Kolokotronis, Joseph Lanner, Marie Anne Lenormand, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, Sequoyah, and Peter Wittgenstein. After her are Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex, Noah Webster, Robert Southey, Alexis Bouvard, Jakob Friedrich Fries, and Ippolito Rosellini.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Charles Macintosh ranks 1,488 out of 7,765Before her are Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester (1944), Michael Apted (1941), Reginald Lee (1870), Adrian Lyne (1941), Jared Harris (1961), and Emma Darwin (1808). After her are Robert Filmer (1588), John Nash (1752), John Hunter (1728), Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool (1770), Oswald of Northumbria (604), and William Jones (1675).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Charles Macintosh ranks 44Before her are William Henry (1774), Richard J. Roberts (1943), Martin Lowry (1874), Edward Frankland (1825), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), and Smithson Tennant (1761). After her are William Prout (1785), Charles Hatchett (1765), Tim Hunt (1943), Thomas Andrews (1813), Alexander William Williamson (1824), and John William Draper (1811).