Norman Haworth

1883 - 1950

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Sir Walter Norman Haworth FRS (19 March 1883 – 19 March 1950) was a British chemist best known for his groundbreaking work on ascorbic acid (vitamin C) while working at the University of Birmingham. He received the 1937 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for his investigations on carbohydrates and vitamin C". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Norman Haworth has received more than 110,862 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Norman Haworth is the 61st most popular chemist (up from 97th in 2019), the 336th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 530th in 2019) and the 7th most popular British Chemist.

Norman Haughton is most famous for his work in the field of economics, specifically in the fields of macroeconomics and international economics. He is a professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.

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Among chemists, Norman Haworth ranks 61 out of 602Before him are Victor Grignard, Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner, Arne Tiselius, Jacques Monod, Otto Diels, and Theodor Svedberg. After him are Richard Willstätter, Claude Louis Berthollet, Hans Fischer, Joseph Black, Tadeusz Reichstein, and Jan Baptist van Helmont.

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Among people born in 1883, Norman Haworth ranks 22Before him are Pierre Laval, José Ortega y Gasset, Morihei Ueshiba, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Semyon Budyonny, and Maurice Utrillo. After him are Theo van Doesburg, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Johannes Blaskowitz, Celâl Bayar, Wang Jingwei, and Andrey Vyshinsky. Among people deceased in 1950, Norman Haworth ranks 11Before him are Johannes V. Jensen, Vaslav Nijinsky, Albert Lebrun, Heinrich Mann, Willis Carrier, and Marcel Mauss. After him are Vallabhbhai Patel, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Karl Renner, Léon Blum, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, and Kurt Weill.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Norman Haworth ranks 336 out of 8,785Before him are Graham Greene (1904), Morrissey (1959), William Hogarth (1697), John Galsworthy (1867), William Petty (1623), and Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg (1887). After him are Margaret Tudor (1489), Ecgberht, King of Wessex (800), Ian McShane (1942), William Baffin (1584), Benjamin Britten (1913), and John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough (1650).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Norman Haworth ranks 7Before him are John Dalton (1766), William Ramsay (1852), Humphry Davy (1778), Frederick Sanger (1918), Arthur Harden (1865), and Frederick Soddy (1877). After him are Francis William Aston (1877), William Crookes (1832), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861), Robert Robinson (1886), and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897).