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Derek Barton

1918 - 1998

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Sir Derek Harold Richard Barton (8 September 1918 – 16 March 1998) was an English organic chemist and Nobel Prize laureate for 1969. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Derek Barton has received more than 113,241 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Derek Barton is the 213th most popular chemist (down from 207th in 2019), the 934th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 971st in 2019) and the 28th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Derek Barton ranks 213 out of 509Before him are Emil Erlenmeyer, Johan August Arfwedson, William Henry Perkin, Feodor Lynen, Alexander R. Todd, and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish. After him are Aziz Sancar, Elias James Corey, Osamu Shimomura, Kaoru Ishikawa, Jacques Dubochet, and Leo Baekeland.

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Among people born in 1918, Derek Barton ranks 62Before him are Edward B. Lewis, Betty Ford, François Tombalbaye, Rosemary Kennedy, Richard Winters, and João Goulart. After him are Henryk Szeryng, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, B. K. S. Iyengar, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Jin Youzhi, and Yigal Allon. Among people deceased in 1998, Derek Barton ranks 39Before him are David McClelland, André Weil, Otto Wichterle, Linda McCartney, Florence Griffith Joyner, and Maria Reiche. After him are Ernst-Günther Schenck, Nelson Goodman, Imi Lichtenfeld, Lloyd Bridges, Nizar Qabbani, and Agostino Casaroli.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Barton ranks 934 out of 7,765Before him are Stephen Boyd (1931), Jane Boleyn, Viscountess Rochford (1505), Oliver Reed (1938), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), Dylan Thomas (1914), and Alan Watts (1915). After him are Jill Ireland (1936), William Huggins (1824), Charlotte, Princess Royal (1766), Brian Cox (1946), John Tenniel (1820), and Orlando Bloom (1977).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Derek Barton ranks 28Before him are George Porter (1920), Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), William Henry Perkin (1838), Alexander R. Todd (1907), and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897). After him are Michael Smith (1932), John Pople (1925), Herbert C. Brown (1912), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), John E. Walker (1941), and Ida Noddack (1896).