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Tim Hunt

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Sir Richard Timothy Hunt, (born 19 February 1943) is a British biochemist and molecular physiologist. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Paul Nurse and Leland H. Hartwell for their discoveries of protein molecules that control the division of cells. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tim Hunt has received more than 425,839 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Tim Hunt is the 353rd most popular chemist (up from 378th in 2019), the 1,880th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 2,220th in 2019) and the 47th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Tim Hunt ranks 353 out of 509Before him are Jacques Bergier, Anders Gustaf Ekeberg, Louis-Bernard Guyton de Morveau, Lars Fredrik Nilson, Roy J. Plunkett, and Auguste Laurent. After him are Albert Ghiorso, Roger Y. Tsien, Thomas C. Südhof, Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, Louis Le Chatelier, and George Washington Carver.

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Among people born in 1943, Tim Hunt ranks 210Before him are Hilton Valentine, Edward L. G. Bowell, Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Charles Savarin, Georgi Asparuhov, and Terry Eagleton. After him are John Zerzan, Sylvester McCoy, Tom Holland, Alan Wilson, Michael Byrne, and Carmen Argenziano.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tim Hunt ranks 1,880 out of 7,765Before him are John Fletcher (1579), David Knopfler (1952), Eleanor of Woodstock (1318), David Cox (1924), A. S. Byatt (1936), and Terry Eagleton (1943). After him are Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle (1693), Leo G. Carroll (1886), Mark Hollis (1955), Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon (1862), George Robert Gray (1808), and Geri Halliwell (1972).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Tim Hunt ranks 47Before him are Edward Frankland (1825), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), Charles Macintosh (1766), William Prout (1785), and Charles Hatchett (1765). After him are Thomas Andrews (1813), Alexander William Williamson (1824), John William Draper (1811), Peter Atkins (1940), William Gregor (1761), and Luke Howard (1772).