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Henry Hallett Dale

1875 - 1968

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Sir Henry Hallett Dale (9 June 1875 – 23 July 1968) was an English pharmacologist and physiologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Hallett Dale has received more than 190,769 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Henry Hallett Dale is the 105th most popular chemist (up from 111th in 2019), the 553rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 640th in 2019) and the 11th most popular British Chemist.

Henry Hallett Dale is most famous for his work in bacteriology and immunology. He discovered that diphtheria is caused by a bacterium, and he developed a vaccine for it.

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Among chemists, Henry Hallett Dale ranks 105 out of 509Before him are Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Gerhard Ertl, Yves Chauvin, Willard Libby, James B. Sumner, and John Newlands. After him are Robert Robinson, Carl Ferdinand Cori, Antoni Grabowski, Wendell Meredith Stanley, Heinrich Otto Wieland, and Paul J. Crutzen.

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Among people born in 1875, Henry Hallett Dale ranks 21Before him are Marie of Romania, Vallabhbhai Patel, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gilbert N. Lewis, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, and Fritz Kreisler. After him are Paul Landowski, Giovanni Gentile, Antonio Machado, John Buchan, D. W. Griffith, and Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia. Among people deceased in 1968, Henry Hallett Dale ranks 24Before him are Erwin Panofsky, Jim Clark, Carl Theodor Dreyer, Salvatore Quasimodo, Corneille Heymans, and Kees van Dongen. After him are Neal Cassady, Pitirim Sorokin, Kirill Meretskov, José Nasazzi, Giovanni Messe, and Alexandre Kojève.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Henry Hallett Dale ranks 553 out of 7,765Before him are Alexander Pope (1688), John Smith (1580), Alice Liddell (1852), Alfred Molina (1953), John Newlands (1837), and Gordon Banks (1937). After him are Elizabeth Blackwell (1821), Cecily Neville, Duchess of York (1415), Robert Robinson (1886), Mike Hawthorn (1929), Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester (1532), and Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex (1964).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Henry Hallett Dale ranks 11Before him are Frederick Soddy (1877), William Crookes (1832), Francis William Aston (1877), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Norman Haworth (1883), and John Newlands (1837). After him are Robert Robinson (1886), James Dewar (1842), John Macleod (1876), Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897), Arthur Harden (1865), and Harry Kroto (1939).