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Cyril Norman Hinshelwood

1897 - 1967

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Sir Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (19 June 1897 – 9 October 1967) was a British physical chemist and expert in chemical kinetics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cyril Norman Hinshelwood has received more than 115,433 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Cyril Norman Hinshelwood is the 122nd most popular chemist (up from 146th in 2019), the 585th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 781st in 2019) and the 15th most popular British Chemist.

Cyril Norman Hinshelwood was a British chemist and Nobel Prize winner. He is most famous for his work in the field of chemical kinetics.

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Among chemists, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood ranks 122 out of 509Before him are Leopold Ružička, Avram Hershko, John Macleod, Casimir Funk, Richard R. Ernst, and William Howard Stein. After him are Lars Onsager, Georg Ernst Stahl, Johan Gadolin, Glenn T. Seaborg, Joachim Sauer, and Jean-Marie Lehn.

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Among people born in 1897, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood ranks 34Before him are Kurt Daluege, Karl-Otto Koch, Hasso von Manteuffel, Karl Gebhardt, Odd Hassel, and Ivan Bagramyan. After him are John Franklin Enders, Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood, Kirill Meretskov, Paul Delvaux, Margaret Mahler, and Plaek Phibunsongkhram. Among people deceased in 1967, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood ranks 27Before him are Rodion Malinovsky, Richard Kuhn, Françoise Dorléac, Wolfgang Köhler, Hermann Joseph Muller, and Casimir Funk. After him are Jayne Mansfield, Otis Redding, Ossip Zadkine, Norman Angell, Ejnar Hertzsprung, and Héctor Scarone.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood ranks 585 out of 7,765Before him are William Stanley Jevons (1835), Gerard Butler (1969), John Edward Gray (1800), Catherine Zeta-Jones (1969), Kenneth MacAlpin (810), and Sean Bean (1959). After him are Cecilia Bowes-Lyon, Countess of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1862), Denis Law (1940), A. J. Cronin (1896), Ian Stewart (1938), John Harvard (1607), and Aubrey Beardsley (1872).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Cyril Norman Hinshelwood ranks 15Before him are Norman Haworth (1883), John Newlands (1837), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Robert Robinson (1886), James Dewar (1842), and John Macleod (1876). After him are Arthur Harden (1865), Harry Kroto (1939), John Frederic Daniell (1790), Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), John Vane (1927), and Rodney Robert Porter (1917).