John Dalton

1766 - 1844

John Dalton

John Dalton (; 6 September 1766 – 27 July 1844) was an English chemist, physicist, and meteorologist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Dalton has received more than 2,795,992 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 5th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, John Dalton ranks 5 out of 473Before him are Alfred Nobel, Louis Pasteur, Dmitri Mendeleev, and Antoine Lavoisier. After him are Irène Joliot-Curie, Robert Boyle, Jabir ibn Hayyan, Amedeo Avogadro, Linus Pauling, Svante Arrhenius, and Fritz Haber.

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Among people born in 1766, John Dalton ranks 1After him are Thomas Robert Malthus, Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Germaine de Staël, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, William Hyde Wollaston, Franz Xaver Süssmayr, Nikolay Karamzin, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Maine de Biran, and Dominique Jean Larrey. Among people deceased in 1844, John Dalton ranks 1After him are Charles XIV John of Sweden, Joseph Bonaparte, Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême, Joseph Smith, Bertel Thorvaldsen, Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, Ivan Krylov, Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, Charles Nodier, and Jernej Kopitar.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Dalton ranks 47 out of 5,347Before him are Francis Drake (1540), William Wallace (1270), James Prescott Joule (1818), Lewis Carroll (1832), Robert Hooke (1635), and Sean Connery (1930). After him are Anne, Queen of Great Britain (1665), Anthony Hopkins (1937), Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell (1857), Oliver Cromwell (1599), David Ricardo (1772), and Cecil Rhodes (1853).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, John Dalton ranks 1After him are Humphry Davy (1778), William Ramsay (1852), Frederick Sanger (1918), Arthur Harden (1865), William Crookes (1832), Frederick Soddy (1877), Francis William Aston (1877), Norman Haworth (1883), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), and John Macleod (1876).