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David Warren

1925 - 2010

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David Ronald de Mey Warren (20 March 1925 – 19 July 2010) was an Australian scientist, best known for inventing and developing the flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder (also known as FDR, CVR and "the black box"). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Warren has received more than 15,291 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). David Warren is the 386th most popular chemist (up from 427th in 2019), the 90th most popular biography from Australia (up from 141st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Chemist.

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Among chemists, David Warren ranks 386 out of 509Before him are Peter Waage, John William Draper, Jan Czochralski, Nicolas Lemery, Lina Stern, and Felix Hoppe-Seyler. After him are Benjamin List, Adolf Mayer, Leo Sternbach, John Tukey, Peter Atkins, and William Gregor.

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Among people born in 1925, David Warren ranks 201Before him are Željko Čajkovski, Yuval Ne'eman, Roy Medvedev, Claude Pinoteau, Bauer, and Robert Mulligan. After him are Art Pepper, Lenny Bruce, Maureen Stapleton, Louis Nirenberg, John List, and John Neville. Among people deceased in 2010, David Warren ranks 153Before him are Palle Huld, Stephen J. Cannell, Tom Bosley, Iskandar of Johor, Sinan Hasani, and Werner Schroeter. After him are Florencio Campomanes, Zilda Arns, Tony Judt, Hans Ørberg, Girija Prasad Koirala, and Magda Frank.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, David Warren ranks 90 out of 925Before him are George Pell (1941), Scott Morrison (1968), Elizabeth von Arnim (1866), David Hurley (1953), Christopher Doyle (1952), and Roger Donaldson (1945). After him are John Williams (1941), Judy Davis (1955), John Curtin (1885), Leo McKern (1920), Mark Webber (1976), and Bobby Pearce (1905).

Among CHEMISTS In Australia

Among chemists born in Australia, David Warren ranks 2Before him are John Cornforth (1917).