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 56,711 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia. Morris Travers is the 399th most popular chemist (down from 360th in 2019), the 2,464th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,816th in 2019) and the 57th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Morris Travers ranks 399 out of 510Before him are Andrés Manuel del Río, Louis Le Chatelier, William Gregor, Thomas Andrews, Johan Kjeldahl, and Luke Howard. After him are Henri Laborit, Hugo Schiff, Felix Hoppe-Seyler, Nils Gabriel Sefström, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, and Otto Wichterle.

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Among people born in 1872, Morris Travers ranks 96Before him are Paul Fort, Otto Witte, Rudolf Schlechter, Barbu Știrbey, Carl Gustaf Ekman, and Johan Bojer. After him are Vilhelms Purvītis, Kazimierz Bein, Jaan Teemant, Símun av Skarði, Zane Grey, and Kristine Bonnevie. Among people deceased in 1961, Morris Travers ranks 86Before him are Andrzej Munk, Leonhard Frank, Paul Deman, Alexander Goldenweiser, James Thurber, and Maurice Tourneur. After him are Jeff Chandler, Nina Bari, Sergio Osmeña, Hari Singh, Giulio Cabianca, and Gustav Ucicky.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Morris Travers ranks 2,464 out of 6,924Before him are Corin Redgrave (1939), André Waterkeyn (1917), David Crystal (1941), Simon MacCorkindale (1952), Tom Hollander (1967), and Thomas Fairfax (1612). After him are Jane Asher (1946), W. Ross Ashby (1903), Frederick North, Lord North (1732), Hubert Parry (1848), Leonard Hobhouse (1864), and Thomas Blake Glover (1838).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Morris Travers ranks 57Before him are Charles Macintosh (1766), Peter Atkins (1940), Tim Hunt (1943), William Gregor (1761), Thomas Andrews (1813), and Luke Howard (1772). After him are Peter J. Ratcliffe (1954), Archibald Scott Couper (1831), Edward Charles Howard (1774), Gregory Winter (1951), Robin Hill (1899), and Christopher Kelk Ingold (1893).