John Frederic Daniell

1790 - 1845

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John Frederic Daniell FRS (12 March 1790 – 13 March 1845) was an English chemist and physicist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Frederic Daniell has received more than 90,442 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). John Frederic Daniell is the 160th most popular chemist (down from 155th in 2019), the 692nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 751st in 2019) and the 20th most popular British Chemist.

John Frederic Daniell was a British chemist who invented the Daniell cell, which was an early form of electric battery.

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Over the past year John Frederic Daniell has had the most page views in the with 10,170 views, followed by Japanese (5,745), and Portuguese (3,836). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Sinhalese (246.93%), Finnish (85.41%), and Catalan (62.19%)


Among chemists, John Frederic Daniell ranks 160 out of 602Before him are Johann Deisenhofer, George Porter, Kary Mullis, Karl Barry Sharpless, Robert Huber, and Jerome Karle. After him are Bengt I. Samuelsson, Harry Kroto, Stanislao Cannizzaro, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Paul Flory, and George Andrew Olah.

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Among people born in 1790, John Frederic Daniell ranks 10Before him are Alphonse de Lamartine, Sunjo of Joseon, John Tyler, George Everest, Jules Dumont d'Urville, and Nicolas Chauvin. After him are Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, John Austin, Robert Stirling, Marquis de Custine, Adolph Diesterweg, and Gideon Mantell. Among people deceased in 1845, John Frederic Daniell ranks 4Before him are Andrew Jackson, Julie Clary, and August Wilhelm Schlegel. After him are Roustam Raza, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, Guadalupe Victoria, Louis-Léopold Boilly, Jean Charles Athanase Peltier, Bernardino Rivadavia, Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia, and Wilhelm Friedrich Ernst Bach.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Frederic Daniell ranks 692 out of 8,785Before him are Peter Finch (1916), Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon (1930), Jim Broadbent (1949), Peter Shilton (1949), William Oughtred (1574), and Stephen Gray (1666). After him are Brian Josephson (1940), Harry Kroto (1939), Benjamin Hornigold (1680), Charles Wheatstone (1802), James May (1963), and George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, John Frederic Daniell ranks 20Before him are Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), Archer Martin (1910), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), John Newlands (1837), James Dewar (1842), and George Porter (1920). After him are Harry Kroto (1939), Alexander R. Todd (1907), John Macleod (1876), John E. Walker (1941), John Vane (1927), and Derek Barton (1918).