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 392,082 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Tim Hunt is the 378th most popular chemist (up from 389th in 2019), the 2,222nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 2,091st in 2019) and the 53rd most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, Tim Hunt ranks 378 out of 510Before him are John Tukey, Albert Niemann, Roger Y. Tsien, Jean-Antoine Chaptal, Franz Joseph Emil Fischer, and Thomas C. Südhof. After him are Anders Jahan Retzius, Albert Ghiorso, Roderick MacKinnon, Ernst Otto Beckmann, Nicolas Lemery, and Alice Ball.

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Among people born in 1943, Tim Hunt ranks 237Before him are Angelo Bagnasco, Nasr Abu Zayd, William Calley, Roberto Micheletti, Tuesday Weld, and Akinori Nakayama. After him are Valerie Perrine, James Turrell, Randall Duk Kim, Osamu Dezaki, Giovanni Goria, and Iñaki Sáez.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Tim Hunt ranks 2,222 out of 6,924Before him are Thandie Newton (1972), Ken Robinson (1950), James Herbert Brennan (1940), John Sulston (1942), Philippa Foot (1920), and Lulu (1948). After him are William Buckland (1784), Tania Mallet (1941), Bernard Fox (1927), James Whale (1889), Roger Williams (1603), and Alan Lancaster (1949).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, Tim Hunt ranks 53Before him are Frederick Abel (1827), Alexander William Williamson (1824), William Nicholson (1753), John William Draper (1811), Charles Macintosh (1766), and Peter Atkins (1940). After him are William Gregor (1761), Thomas Andrews (1813), Luke Howard (1772), Morris Travers (1872), Peter J. Ratcliffe (1954), and Archibald Scott Couper (1831).