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 14,425 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. David Warren is the 427th most popular chemist (up from 442nd in 2019), the 141st most popular biography from Australia (up from 142nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Australian Chemist.

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Among chemists, David Warren ranks 427 out of 510Before him are Edward Charles Howard, Jacques-Louis Soret, Nikolay Zinin, Oswald Schmiedeberg, Johann Schweigger, and Eugène-Anatole Demarçay. After him are Adolph Strecker, Kathleen Lonsdale, Gregory Winter, Koichi Tanaka, Johannes Wislicenus, and Asima Chatterjee.

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Among people born in 1925, David Warren ranks 263Before him are Doris Roberts, Geir Hallgrímsson, Hermano da Silva Ramos, John Neville, John Cocke, and José Freire Falcão. After him are Kirill Lavrov, András Kovács, Arne Åhman, Konrad Wolf, Luis Cruz, and Johnny Mandel. Among people deceased in 2010, David Warren ranks 212Before him are Giuseppe Taddei, Paul Gray, Mariya Dolina, Dixie Carter, Petra Schürmann, and Jean-Paul Proust. After him are Zoltán Varga, Benedikt Sigurðsson Gröndal, Bob Guccione, Egon Klepsch, Brian G. Marsden, and Godfrey Binaisa.

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In Australia

Among people born in Australia, David Warren ranks 141 out of 790Before him are Russell Mulcahy (1953), Peter Carey (1943), Joel Edgerton (1974), Yvonne Strahovski (1982), Raewyn Connell (1944), and Robert May, Baron May of Oxford (1936). After him are Radha Mitchell (1973), Eliza Taylor (1989), Robert Stigwood (1934), Scott Morrison (1968), Rose Byrne (1979), and Poppy Montgomery (1972).

Among CHEMISTS In Australia

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