Herbert C. Brown

1912 - 2004

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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 136,978 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Herbert C. Brown is the 243rd most popular chemist (down from 215th in 2019), the 1,086th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 858th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Herbert C. Brown ranks 243 out of 510Before him are John E. Walker, William Standish Knowles, Erwin Chargaff, Vladimir Markovnikov, Carl Ferdinand Cori, and Rodney Robert Porter. After him are Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Carl Reichenbach, Smithson Tennant, Alan MacDiarmid, and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish.

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Among people born in 1912, Herbert C. Brown ranks 77Before him are Lady Bird Johnson, Sohn Kee-chung, Woody Guthrie, Abbé Pierre, Marina Raskova, and Ivan Yakubovsky. After him are Lev Gumilyov, György Sárosi, Kim Sung-gan, Jiří Trnka, Yuen Siu-tien, and Michel Debré. Among people deceased in 2004, Herbert C. Brown ranks 55Before him are Raymond Goethals, John Vane, Russ Meyer, Julia Child, Theo van Gogh, and Brian Clough. After him are Richard Avedon, Elmer Bernstein, Johnny Ramone, Marika Rökk, Edward B. Lewis, and Charles Sweeney.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Herbert C. Brown ranks 1,086 out of 6,924Before him are Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), Elizabeth Tudor (1492), Joan Plowright (1929), Mark Strong (1963), George Robert Gray (1808), and Rodney Robert Porter (1917). After him are Frank Lloyd (1886), Barbara Cartland (1901), Henry Briggs (1561), Martin Evans (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), and Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence (1451).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Herbert C. Brown ranks 33Before him are James Dewar (1842), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Ida Noddack (1896), Thomas Graham (1805), John E. Walker (1941), and Rodney Robert Porter (1917). After him are Smithson Tennant (1761), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), William Henry (1774), George Porter (1920), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), and M. Stanley Whittingham (1941).