Walter Noddack

1893 - 1960

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Walter Noddack (17 August 1893 – 7 December 1960) was a German chemist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Walter Noddack has received more than 28,040 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Walter Noddack is the 430th most popular chemist (up from 433rd in 2019), the 3,697th most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,633rd in 2019) and the 72nd most popular German Chemist.

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Over the past year Walter Noddack has had the most page views in the with 3,366 views, followed by German (2,297), and Spanish (1,257). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (100.98%), Slovenian (62.30%), and Arabic (60.56%)


Among chemists, Walter Noddack ranks 430 out of 602Before him are Eric Betzig, Vera Yevstafievna Popova, Theodor Curtius, Nikolay Beketov, Roy J. Plunkett, and Morris Travers. After him are Leonor Michaelis, Georges Urbain, William Gregor, Anders Jahan Retzius, Joseph Achille Le Bel, and Anna Sundström.

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Among people born in 1893, Walter Noddack ranks 160Before him are Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam, Segismundo Casado, Karimeh Abbud, T. H. Marshall, I. A. Richards, and Anthony Berkeley Cox. After him are Donald Lippincott, Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, Cedric Hardwicke, Roland Jacobi, Harald Cramér, and Fay Bainter. Among people deceased in 1960, Walter Noddack ranks 120Before him are Marcello Piacentini, Auguste Herbin, Dorothea Douglass Lambert Chambers, Antal Szalay, Roy Chapman Andrews, and Ioannis Georgiadis. After him are Ernst Wilhelm Bohle, Igor Grabar, Ward Bond, Margaret Sullavan, Toyohiko Kagawa, and Melvin Purvis.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Walter Noddack ranks 3,697 out of 7,253Before him are Konrad Wolf (1925), Ludwig Kaas (1881), Friedrich Wilhelm, Count Brandenburg (1792), A. R. Penck (1939), Hermann Wissmann (1853), and Johann Heinrich Voss (1751). After him are Anita Augspurg (1857), Moritz Balthasar Borkhausen (1760), Herman Sörgel (1885), Princess Wilhelmina of Hesse-Kassel (1726), Hans Heyer (1943), and Friedrich Robert Helmert (1843).

Among CHEMISTS In Germany

Among chemists born in Germany, Walter Noddack ranks 72Before him are Hugo Schiff (1834), Ferdinand Reich (1799), Albert Niemann (1834), Otto Ambros (1901), Michael Grätzel (1944), and Theodor Curtius (1857). After him are Leonor Michaelis (1875), Heinrich Rose (1795), Johann Schweigger (1779), Carl Theodore Liebermann (1842), Felix Hoppe-Seyler (1825), and Carl Graebe (1841).