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 87,048 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Norman Haworth is the 87th most popular chemist (down from 81st in 2019), the 516th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 419th in 2019) and the 10th 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 87 out of 510Before him are Friedrich Bergius, Kurt Alder, Ernest Solvay, Theodore William Richards, Leopold Ružička, and Tadeusz Reichstein. After him are Joseph Proust, John Howard Northrop, Richard Kuhn, Odd Hassel, Paul Hermann Müller, and Gilbert N. Lewis.

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Among people born in 1883, Norman Haworth ranks 32Before him are Andrey Vyshinsky, Lon Chaney, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, Celâl Bayar, Douglas Fairbanks, and Wang Jingwei. After him are Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov, A. S. Neill, Peter Kürten, Mohammed Nadir Shah, Alexander Yegorov, and Nina Ricci. Among people deceased in 1950, Norman Haworth ranks 21Before him are Albert Lebrun, Kurt Weill, Karl Renner, Sri Aurobindo, Ramana Maharshi, and Emil Jannings. After him are Princess Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine, Nicolai Hartmann, Milada Horáková, Cesare Pavese, Max Beckmann, and Kuniaki Koiso.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Norman Haworth ranks 516 out of 6,924Before him are John Barry (1933), Diana Wynne Jones (1934), Daniel Craig (1968), Frank Williams (1942), Maud of Wales (1869), and Tony Iommi (1948). After him are William Hogarth (1697), James Francis Edward Stuart (1688), Kate Winslet (1975), Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), George Villiers, 1st Duke of Buckingham (1592), and Daphne du Maurier (1907).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Norman Haworth ranks 10Before him are Frederick Soddy (1877), Frederick Sanger (1918), William Crookes (1832), Arthur Harden (1865), Francis William Aston (1877), and Frederick Gowland Hopkins (1861). After him are Robert Robinson (1886), Henry Hallett Dale (1875), Harry Kroto (1939), William Hyde Wollaston (1766), John Macleod (1876), and John Frederic Daniell (1790).