Herbert C. Brown

1912 - 2004

Herbert C. Brown

Herbert Charles Brown (May 22, 1912 – December 19, 2004) was an American chemist and recipient of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work with organoboranes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Herbert C. Brown has received more than 112,287 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 215th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Herbert C. Brown ranks 215 out of 473Before him are George Porter, Hermann Kolbe, Martin Karplus, Archer Martin, Hideki Shirakawa, and Elias James Corey. After him are Alan MacDiarmid, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Kristian Birkeland, Kary Mullis, Stanislao Cannizzaro, and Kaoru Ishikawa.

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Among people born in 1912, Herbert C. Brown ranks 57Before him are Tibor Sekelj, Minoru Yamasaki, Cornel Wilde, Isser Harel, Shoichi Nishimura, and John Payne. After him are Salvador Luria, Pat Nixon, Abbé Pierre, Pedro Armendáriz, Ghazi of Iraq, and Prince Bertil, Duke of Halland. Among people deceased in 2004, Herbert C. Brown ranks 43Before him are Robert Merle, Godfrey Hounsfield, John Vane, Edward B. Lewis, Andriyan Nikolayev, and Thomas Klestil. After him are Arthur Hailey, Akhmad Kadyrov, Nicolai Ghiaurov, Fanny Blankers-Koen, Saizo Saito, and Elmer Bernstein.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Herbert C. Brown ranks 859 out of 5,347Before him are Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton (1850), John Snow (1813), Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428), George Robert Gray (1808), Twiggy (1949), and Pat Hitchcock (1928). After him are John Berger (1926), Ronnie Wood (1947), Desmond Morris (1928), Peter Mayhew (1944), James Meade (1907), and Thomas Chatterton (1752).