George Porter

1920 - 2002

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George Porter, Baron Porter of Luddenham (6 December 1920 – 31 August 2002) was a British chemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of George Porter has received more than 118,544 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia. George Porter is the 258th most popular chemist (down from 209th in 2019), the 1,140th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 826th in 2019) and the 37th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, George Porter ranks 258 out of 510Before him are Roger D. Kornberg, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Mária Telkes, Robert H. Grubbs, Kristian Birkeland, and Emil Abderhalden. After him are John Polanyi, Alexander Butlerov, J. D. Bernal, Alfred G. Gilman, Thomas A. Steitz, and Bernard Courtois.

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Among people born in 1920, George Porter ranks 95Before him are Nobuyuki Kato, Mehdi Ben Barka, Constanze Manziarly, Ricardo Montalbán, Henri Verneuil, and Peggy Lee. After him are Vilém Flusser, Väinö Linna, Tonino Guerra, Karl Albrecht, Richard Farnsworth, and Marcial Maciel. Among people deceased in 2002, George Porter ranks 61Before him are George Roy Hill, John Frankenheimer, Mauro Ramos, Henri Verneuil, Infanta Beatriz of Spain, and Peggy Lee. After him are Kim Hunter, John Entwistle, Velibor Vasović, Hugo Banzer, Joaquín Balaguer, and Pierre Werner.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, George Porter ranks 1,140 out of 6,924Before him are John Kay (1704), Matilda of Scotland (1080), Princess Muna al-Hussein (1941), Edward Seymour, 1st Duke of Somerset (1506), John Fisher (1469), and PJ Harvey (1969). After him are James Stewart, 1st Earl of Moray (1531), Robert Hardy (1925), Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), Mungo Park (1771), John Austin (1790), and Carol Reed (1906).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, George Porter ranks 37Before him are John E. Walker (1941), Rodney Robert Porter (1917), Herbert C. Brown (1912), Smithson Tennant (1761), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), and William Henry (1774). After him are Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), William Prout (1785), Edward Frankland (1825), Richard J. Roberts (1943), and Norman Lockyer (1836).