Frederick Abel

1827 - 1902

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Sir Frederick Augustus Abel, 1st Baronet (17 July 1827 – 6 September 1902) was an English chemist who was recognised as the leading British authority on explosives. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frederick Abel has received more than 69,949 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Frederick Abel is the 349th most popular chemist (up from 375th in 2019), the 1,803rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,970th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Frederick Abel ranks 349 out of 510Before him are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., Jacques Bergier, Dudley R. Herschbach, Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev, Paul Héroult, and Peter Waage. After him are Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, Alexander William Williamson, William E. Moerner, Henri Étienne Sainte-Claire Deville, Alexandre-Émile Béguyer de Chancourtois, and Mathieu Orfila.

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Among people born in 1827, Frederick Abel ranks 30Before him are Lew Wallace, Sandford Fleming, Konstantin Pobedonostsev, Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Paul de Lagarde, and Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia. After him are Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria, Nikolai Severtzov, George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon, Pierre Cuypers, and Goffredo Mameli. Among people deceased in 1902, Frederick Abel ranks 27Before him are Henryk Siemiradzki, Friedrich Alfred Krupp, Moritz Kaposi, Jan Gotlib Bloch, Adolf Kussmaul, and Prudente de Morais. After him are Cato Maximilian Guldberg, Imre Steindl, Ernst Schröder, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Eduard von Toll, and Marie Alfred Cornu.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Frederick Abel ranks 1,803 out of 6,924Before him are Vince Clarke (1960), William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729), Joan of the Tower (1321), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), John Michell (1724), and FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788). After him are Richard Long (1945), Edward Cave (1691), John Mandeville (1300), Clive Burr (1957), Billy Connolly (1942), and Ally McCoist (1962).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Frederick Abel ranks 47Before him are Edward Frankland (1825), Richard J. Roberts (1943), Norman Lockyer (1836), Martin Lowry (1874), Fraser Stoddart (1942), and Charles Hatchett (1765). After him are Alexander William Williamson (1824), William Nicholson (1753), John William Draper (1811), Charles Macintosh (1766), Peter Atkins (1940), and Tim Hunt (1943).