Theodore William Richards

1868 - 1928

Theodore William Richards

Theodore William Richards (January 31, 1868 – April 2, 1928) was the first American scientist to receive the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, earning the award "in recognition of his exact determinations of the atomic weights of a large number of the chemical elements.. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theodore William Richards has received more than 65,913 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 73rd most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, Theodore William Richards ranks 73 out of 473Before him are Jan Baptist van Helmont, Gertrude B. Elion, Vladimir Prelog, Michel Eugène Chevreul, Jacques Monod, and Martin Heinrich Klaproth. After him are Friedrich Bergius, Harold Urey, Dorothy Hodgkin, Felix Hoffmann, George de Hevesy, and John Howard Northrop.

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Among people born in 1868, Theodore William Richards ranks 20Before him are Peter Behrens, Florence Foster Jenkins, Paul Claudel, Fuad I of Egypt, Gaston Leroux, and Robert Falcon Scott. After him are Gustav Meyrink, Felix Hoffmann, Scott Joplin, Dietrich Eckart, Vittorio Monti, and Huo Yuanjia. Among people deceased in 1928, Theodore William Richards ranks 9Before him are Wilhelm Wien, Leoš Janáček, Max Scheler, Maria Feodorovna, Emmeline Pankhurst, and Édouard-Henri Avril. After him are Pyotr Wrangel, Thomas Hardy, Johannes Fibiger, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Franz Stuck, and Luigi Cadorna.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Theodore William Richards ranks 502 out of 12,171Before him are Benny Goodman (1909), Burt Reynolds (1936), Donald A. Glaser (1926), Dennis Ritchie (1941), Joan Crawford (1904), and Jessica Lange (1949). After him are Oprah Winfrey (1954), Leon Cooper (1930), Jennifer Aniston (1969), Eugene O'Neill (1888), Jeff Bezos (1964), and Christopher Reeve (1952).

Among CHEMISTS In United States

Among chemists born in United States, Theodore William Richards ranks 6Before him are Linus Pauling (1901), Edwin McMillan (1907), John Stith Pemberton (1831), Melvin Calvin (1911), and Gertrude B. Elion (1918). After him are Harold Urey (1893), John Howard Northrop (1891), Irving Langmuir (1881), Gilbert N. Lewis (1875), Raymond Davis Jr. (1914), and Wendell Meredith Stanley (1904).