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 84,226 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Derek Barton is the 207th most popular chemist (down from 155th in 2019), the 972nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 669th in 2019) and the 25th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Derek Barton ranks 207 out of 510. Before him are Henri Victor Regnault, Torbern Bergman, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Ignacy Łukasiewicz, John Cornforth, and Roald Hoffmann. After him are Arthur Kornberg, Sidney Altman, Paul D. Boyer, Ei-ichi Negishi, Paul Flory, and Hermann Kolbe.

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Among people born in 1918, Derek Barton ranks 63Before him are Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Henryk Szeryng, Edward A. Murphy Jr., François Tombalbaye, Betty Ford, and Borys Paton. After him are Arthur Kornberg, Paul D. Boyer, Jean-Marie Loret, Konstantinos Mitsotakis, Yigal Allon, and Gabriel Axel. Among people deceased in 1998, Derek Barton ranks 40Before him are Maurice Bucaille, Martha Gellhorn, Alan Hodgkin, Nizar Qabbani, Shoichi Nishimura, and Alan J. Pakula. After him are Nguyễn Ngọc Loan, Imi Lichtenfeld, Allan MacLeod Cormack, Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche, Cozy Powell, and Tameo Ide.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Derek Barton ranks 972 out of 6,924. Before him are Winifred Wagner (1897), Samuel Crompton (1753), John Hanning Speke (1827), Charles Edward, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1884), Thomas Willis (1621), and W. O. Bentley (1888). After him are Dirk Bogarde (1921), Bob Hope (1903), Oliver Smithies (1925), Henry Royce (1863), David Hamilton (1933), and Penda of Mercia (606).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Derek Barton ranks 25Before him are Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), John Pople (1925), William Henry Perkin (1838), and Michael Smith (1932). After him are John Vane (1927), James Dewar (1842), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Ida Noddack (1896), Thomas Graham (1805), and John E. Walker (1941).