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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 107,454 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Norman Haworth is the 97th most popular chemist (down from 87th in 2019), the 530th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 516th in 2019) and the 9th 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 97 out of 509Before him are Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky, Edward Adelbert Doisy, Harold Urey, Paul Hermann Müller, Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, and Manfred Eigen. After him are Vladimir Prelog, Johannes Nicolaus Brønsted, Stanley B. Prusiner, Gerhard Ertl, Yves Chauvin, and Willard Libby.

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Among people born in 1883, Norman Haworth ranks 34Before him are Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Wang Jingwei, Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, A. S. Neill, and Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov. After him are Peter Kürten, Alexander Yegorov, Angela Hitler, Nina Ricci, Giovanni Messe, and Gottfried Feder. Among people deceased in 1950, Norman Haworth ranks 22Before him are Heinrich Mann, Kurt Weill, Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Nicolai Hartmann, Ramana Maharshi, and Sri Aurobindo. After him are Emil Jannings, George Minot, Cesare Pavese, Max Beckmann, John Rabe, and Kuniaki Koiso.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Norman Haworth ranks 530 out of 7,765Before him are Emma Thompson (1959), Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll (1848), G. H. Hardy (1877), Diana Rigg (1938), Desmond Llewelyn (1914), and Walter Raleigh (1554). After him are Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston (1784), Richard Griffiths (1947), Raymond Cattell (1905), J. Bruce Ismay (1862), James III of Scotland (1451), and Æthelberht, King of Wessex (836).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Norman Haworth ranks 9Before him are William Ramsay (1852), Frederick Sanger (1918), Frederick Soddy (1877), William Crookes (1832), Francis William Aston (1877), and Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861). After him are John Newlands (1837), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Robert Robinson (1886), James Dewar (1842), John Macleod (1876), and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897).