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Ronald George Wreyford Norrish

1897 - 1978

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Ronald George Wreyford Norrish FRS (9 November 1897 – 7 June 1978) was a British chemist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1967. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald George Wreyford Norrish has received more than 65,666 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia. Ronald George Wreyford Norrish is the 249th most popular chemist (down from 183rd in 2019), the 1,093rd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 748th in 2019) and the 35th most popular British Chemist.

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Among CHEMISTS

Among chemists, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish ranks 249 out of 510Before him are Herbert C. Brown, Johan Gottlieb Gahn, Jaroslav Heyrovský, Carl Reichenbach, Smithson Tennant, and Alan MacDiarmid. After him are Christian Friedrich Schönbein, William Henry, Roger D. Kornberg, Charles François de Cisternay du Fay, Mária Telkes, and Robert H. Grubbs.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1897, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish ranks 74Before him are Benjamin Lee Whorf, Jean Epstein, Johann Rattenhuber, Fredric March, Douglas Sirk, and Emil Maurice. After him are Wilfred Bion, Ana Aslan, Kurt Gerron, Marcel Petiot, Judith Anderson, and Károly Kerényi. Among people deceased in 1978, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish ranks 49Before him are Musa al-Sadr, Ignazio Silone, Robert Shaw, Ida Noddack, Carlo Scarpa, and Hannah Höch. After him are Giovanni Gronchi, Henry Corbin, Arnold Hauser, Guo Moruo, Burt Munro, and Herbert Kappler.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish ranks 1,093 out of 6,924Before him are Barbara Cartland (1901), Henry Briggs (1561), Martin Evans (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), Isabel Neville, Duchess of Clarence (1451), and Thomas Simpson (1710). After him are Pete Postlethwaite (1946), Keira Knightley (1985), Lilian, Princess of Réthy (1916), William the Lion (1142), Harriet Taylor Mill (1807), and Charles Scott Sherrington (1952).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Ronald George Wreyford Norrish ranks 35Before him are Ida Noddack (1896), Thomas Graham (1805), John E. Walker (1941), Rodney Robert Porter (1917), Herbert C. Brown (1912), and Smithson Tennant (1761). After him are William Henry (1774), George Porter (1920), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), William Prout (1785), and Edward Frankland (1825).