Richard Laurence Millington Synge

1914 - 1994

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Richard Laurence Millington Synge FRS FRSE FRIC FRSC MRIA (Liverpool, 28 October 1914 – Norwich, 18 August 1994) was a British biochemist, and shared the 1952 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the invention of partition chromatography with Archer Martin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Laurence Millington Synge has received more than 77,926 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Richard Laurence Millington Synge is the 163rd most popular chemist (up from 165th in 2019), the 778th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 858th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Chemist.

Richard Laurence Millington Synge was an Irish playwright and poet. He is most famous for his play The Playboy of the Western World.

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Among chemists, Richard Laurence Millington Synge ranks 163 out of 509Before him are Wilfrid Voynich, Heinrich Gustav Magnus, Satoshi Ōmura, Akira Suzuki, Robert Bruce Merrifield, and Paul D. Boyer. After him are Nicolas Leblanc, Roald Hoffmann, Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Robert Huber, Robert S. Mulliken, and Sophia Brahe.

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Among people born in 1914, Richard Laurence Millington Synge ranks 36Before him are Muhammad Nasiruddin al-Albani, Robert Wise, Peter Townsend, Louis, Prince Napoléon, Etty Hillesum, and Gino Bartali. After him are Alan Hodgkin, Max Perutz, Jackie Coogan, Norman Borlaug, Princess Sophie of Greece and Denmark, and Raymond Davis Jr.. Among people deceased in 1994, Richard Laurence Millington Synge ranks 51Before him are Jessica Tandy, Niels Kaj Jerne, Jean-Louis Barrault, Sergei Bondarchuk, Jack Kirby, and Roland Ratzenberger. After him are Julian Schwinger, Matt Busby, Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Roberto Eduardo Viola, Peter Cushing, and Rollo May.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Laurence Millington Synge ranks 778 out of 7,765Before him are E. M. Forster (1879), Charles Laughton (1899), William Lassell (1799), Henry Fielding (1707), John of Salisbury (1110), and Frederick Fleet (1887). After him are James Macpherson (1736), Thomas Tallis (1502), John Langdon Down (1828), Imelda Staunton (1956), John Gielgud (1904), and Guy Ritchie (1968).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Richard Laurence Millington Synge ranks 19Before him are James Dewar (1842), John Macleod (1876), Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897), Arthur Harden (1865), Harry Kroto (1939), and John Frederic Daniell (1790). After him are John Vane (1927), Rodney Robert Porter (1917), George Porter (1920), Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), and William Henry Perkin (1838).