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William Henry

1774 - 1836

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William Henry (12 December 1774 – 2 September 1836) was an English chemist. He was the son of Thomas Henry and was born in Manchester England. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Henry has received more than 34,322 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). William Henry is the 277th most popular chemist (down from 251st in 2019), the 1,211th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,113th in 2019) and the 38th most popular British Chemist.

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Among chemists, William Henry ranks 277 out of 509Before him are Kenichi Fukui, Andreas Sigismund Marggraf, Edmond H. Fischer, Fraser Stoddart, Thomas A. Steitz, and Alexander Shulgin. After him are Torbern Bergman, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Bernard Courtois, Richard J. Roberts, S. P. L. Sørensen, and Ryōji Noyori.

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Among people born in 1774, William Henry ranks 12Before him are Francis Beaufort, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti, Gaspare Spontini, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, and Charles Bell. After him are Joseph von Hammer-Purgstall, Christian Leopold von Buch, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, Matthew Flinders, Lord William Bentinck, and Francis Baily. Among people deceased in 1836, William Henry ranks 23Before him are Claude-Louis Navier, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, Aaron Burr, Maria Cristina of Savoy, Antoine Destutt de Tracy, and Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein. After him are James Bowie, Betsy Ross, Carle Vernet, Andrey Razumovsky, Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, and Karel Hynek Mácha.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Henry ranks 1,211 out of 7,765Before him are Guy Pearce (1967), Boy George (1961), Clive Owen (1964), Robert Adam (1728), Cliff Williams (1949), and Mike Hailwood (1940). After him are David Warner (1941), Ryan Giggs (1973), Thomas Lipton (1848), Ginger Baker (1939), Gareth Jones (1905), and Godwin, Earl of Wessex (1001).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, William Henry ranks 38Before him are William Hyde Wollaston (1766), John E. Walker (1941), Ida Noddack (1896), Thomas Graham (1805), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), and Fraser Stoddart (1942). After him are Richard J. Roberts (1943), Martin Lowry (1874), Edward Frankland (1825), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), and Charles Macintosh (1766).