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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 88,734 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Rodney Robert Porter is the 174th most popular chemist (up from 242nd in 2019), the 807th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,084th in 2019) and the 21st most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 174 out of 509Before him are Robert S. Mulliken, Sophia Brahe, Katalin Karikó, Wallace Carothers, August Wilhelm von Hofmann, and John Vane. After him are Stephanie Kwolek, Arthur Kornberg, George Porter, Georg Wittig, Jean-Pierre Sauvage, and Antoine Jérôme Balard.

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Among people born in 1917, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 52Before him are Andrew Huxley, John Kendrew, Jack Kirby, Leonid Hurwicz, Violeta Parra, and Maurice Duverger. After him are Dinu Lipatti, Leonora Carrington, David McClelland, Manolete, Masahiko Kimura, and John Fenn. Among people deceased in 1985, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 28Before him are Ian Stewart, Ferhat Abbas, Margaret Mahler, Emil Gilels, Paul Flory, and Elsa Morante. After him are James Hadley Chase, Robert Graves, George Pólya, Kyu Sakamoto, Donald O. Hebb, and Macfarlane Burnet.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 807 out of 7,765Before him are Edgar F. Codd (1923), Rob Roy MacGregor (1671), Francis Hutcheson (1694), David McCallum (1933), Oliver Smithies (1925), and Prince John of the United Kingdom (1905). After him are Edward Burne-Jones (1833), Robert FitzRoy (1805), William Bateson (1861), George Porter (1920), James Hadley Chase (1906), and Peter Benenson (1921).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Rodney Robert Porter ranks 21Before him are Cyril Norman Hinshelwood (1897), Arthur Harden (1865), Harry Kroto (1939), John Frederic Daniell (1790), Richard Laurence Millington Synge (1914), and John Vane (1927). After him are George Porter (1920), Archer Martin (1910), Peter D. Mitchell (1920), William Henry Perkin (1838), Alexander R. Todd (1907), and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish (1897).