Morris Travers

1872 - 1961

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Morris William Travers, FRS (24 January 1872 – 25 August 1961) was an English chemist who worked with Sir William Ramsay in the discovery of xenon, neon and krypton. His work on several of the rare gases earned him the name Rare gas Travers in scientific circles. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Morris Travers has received more than 65,112 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Morris Travers is the 412th most popular chemist (down from 399th in 2019), the 2,517th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,462nd in 2019) and the 57th most popular Chemist.

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Among chemists, Morris Travers ranks 412 out of 509Before him are Joseph Achille Le Bel, John Walker, Phoebus Levene, Adolph Frank, Gaston Tissandier, and Asima Chatterjee. After him are Albert Niemann, Roderick MacKinnon, Joseph Bienaimé Caventou, Gregory Winter, Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, and Koichi Tanaka.

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Among people born in 1872, Morris Travers ranks 97Before him are Otto Witte, Georges Urbain, Alexandru Vaida-Voevod, Elia Dalla Costa, Carl Gustaf Ekman, and August Nilsson. After him are Harry Nelson Pillsbury, Símun av Skarði, Henry Bataille, Kazimierz Bein, Lorenzo Perosi, and Georgios Tsitas. Among people deceased in 1961, Morris Travers ranks 90Before him are Barry Fitzgerald, Grigory Levenfish, Elia Dalla Costa, Kjeld Abell, Yaşar Doğu, and Max Weber. After him are Hari Singh, Belinda Lee, Maurice Tourneur, Platt Adams, Giulio Cabianca, and Alexander Goldenweiser.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Morris Travers ranks 2,517 out of 7,765Before him are Veronica Cartwright (1949), Richard Swinburne (1934), Austin Osman Spare (1886), Nick Kamen (1962), Jodie Whittaker (1982), and Penelope Fitzgerald (1916). After him are James Herbert Brennan (1940), Una Stubbs (1937), Arnold Bax (1883), John Tavener (1944), Jackie Oliver (1942), and Mel Collins (1947).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Morris Travers ranks 57Before him are Peter Atkins (1940), William Gregor (1761), Luke Howard (1772), William Nicholson (1753), Peter J. Ratcliffe (1954), and John Walker (1781). After him are Gregory Winter (1951), Norman Lockyer (1836), Edward Charles Howard (1774), Arthur Aikin (1773), Archibald Scott Couper (1831), and Frederick Abel (1827).