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Ida Noddack

1896 - 1978

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Ida Noddack (25 February 1896 – 24 September 1978), née Tacke, was a German chemist and physicist. In 1934 she was the first to mention the idea later named nuclear fission. With her husband - Walter Noddack - and Otto Berg she discovered element 75, rhenium. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ida Noddack has received more than 107,556 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Ida Noddack is the 241st most popular chemist (down from 235th in 2019), the 1,006th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,054th in 2019) and the 34th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Ida Noddack ranks 241 out of 509Before her are Richard F. Heck, Nikolay Zelinsky, Mario J. Molina, Paul L. Modrich, Joseph L. Goldstein, and Henri Victor Regnault. After her are Hermann Kolbe, Edward W. Morley, Donald J. Cram, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Vincent du Vigneaud, and John Polanyi.

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Among people born in 1896, Ida Noddack ranks 55Before her are Paulino Alcántara, Elsa Triolet, Mamie Eisenhower, Nikolay Semyonov, Philipp, Landgrave of Hesse, and Leslie Groves. After her are Jimmy Doolittle, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Julien Duvivier, Norodom Suramarit, Aleksei Antonov, and Friedrich Hund. Among people deceased in 1978, Ida Noddack ranks 44Before her are Keith Moon, Charles Boyer, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish, Roger Caillois, Burt Munro, and Georgi Markov. After her are Musa al-Sadr, Vincent du Vigneaud, Carlo Scarpa, Ignazio Silone, Charles Eames, and Shozo Tsugitani.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ida Noddack ranks 1,006 out of 7,765Before her are Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), Honor Blackman (1925), Warren Hastings (1732), Anna Atkins (1799), and Thomas Cavendish (1560). After her are Freeman Dyson (1923), Hans Sloane (1660), Robert Hardy (1925), Cozy Powell (1947), Mary Somerville (1780), and Paddy Roy Bates (1921).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Ida Noddack ranks 34Before her are Derek Barton (1918), Michael Smith (1932), John Pople (1925), Herbert C. Brown (1912), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), and John E. Walker (1941). After her are Thomas Graham (1805), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), Fraser Stoddart (1942), William Henry (1774), Richard J. Roberts (1943), and Martin Lowry (1874).