Rodney Robert Porter

1917 - 1985

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Prof Rodney Robert Porter, CH, FRS FRSE HFRCP (8 October 1917 – 6 September 1985) was a British biochemist and Nobel laureate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rodney Robert Porter has received more than 82,903 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Rodney Robert Porter is the 242nd most popular chemist (down from 190th in 2019), the 1,084th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 763rd in 2019) and the 32nd most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 242 out of 510Before him are Thomas Graham, John E. Walker, William Standish Knowles, Erwin Chargaff, Vladimir Markovnikov, and Carl Ferdinand Cori. After him are Herbert C. Brown, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Carl Reichenbach, Smithson Tennant, and Alan MacDiarmid.

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Among people born in 1917, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 74Before him are Will Eisner, Buddy Rich, David Easton, William Standish Knowles, Herbert Lom, and Obdulio Varela. After him are Kunitaka Sueoka, Magda Szabó, Ettore Sottsass, Stéphane Hessel, Katharine Graham, and Harold Garfinkel. Among people deceased in 1985, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 44Before him are Ian Stewart, Kim Yong-sik, Birabongse Bhanudej, Tancredo Neves, Tjalling Koopmans, and Kirill Moskalenko. After him are Alexander Pokryshkin, Emílio Garrastazu Médici, Eric Voegelin, The Singing Nun, Ernst Öpik, and David Byron.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 1,084 out of 6,924Before him are Simon Pegg (1970), Lord Randolph Churchill (1849), Elizabeth Tudor (1492), Joan Plowright (1929), Mark Strong (1963), and George Robert Gray (1808). After him are Herbert C. Brown (1912), Frank Lloyd (1886), Barbara Cartland (1901), Henry Briggs (1561), Martin Evans (1941), and Smithson Tennant (1761).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 32Before him are John Vane (1927), James Dewar (1842), Alexander R. Todd (1907), Ida Noddack (1896), Thomas Graham (1805), and John E. Walker (1941). After him are Herbert C. Brown (1912), Smithson Tennant (1761), Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897), William Henry (1774), George Porter (1920), and Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921).