William Henry

1774 - 1836

William Henry

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 26,192 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 239th most popular chemist.

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Among chemists, William Henry ranks 239 out of 473Before him are Ignacy Łukasiewicz, Joachim Sauer, John Newlands, Ahmed Zewail, Thomas Graham, and Sidney Altman. After him are Carl Auer von Welsbach, William Henry Perkin, Michael Smith, Roger D. Kornberg, Franz Karl Achard, and Robert Curl.

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Among people born in 1774, William Henry ranks 10Before him are Anne Catherine Emmerich, Francis Beaufort, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, Jean Marc Gaspard Itard, Gaspare Spontini, and Giuseppe Caspar Mezzofanti. After him are Charles Bell, Christian Leopold von Buch, Pierre-Narcisse Guérin, Robert Southey, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, and Matthew Flinders. Among people deceased in 1836, William Henry ranks 21Before him are Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein, Aaron Burr, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, Anton Reicha, Christiaan Hendrik Persoon, and Maria Cristina of Savoy. After him are Antoine Destutt de Tracy, Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier, James Bowie, Karel Hynek Mácha, Prince Charles of Hesse-Kassel, and Norbert Burgmüller.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Henry ranks 929 out of 5,347Before him are Infante Alfonso Carlos, Duke of San Jaime (1849), Prince Michael of Kent (1942), Alice Bailey (1880), Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales (1594), William Carey (1761), and Ebenezer Howard (1850). After him are Lady Margaret Beaufort (1443), David I of Scotland (1084), Gertrude Bell (1868), John Horton Conway (1937), Joseph Wright of Derby (1734), and Natasha Richardson (1963).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, William Henry ranks 32Before him are Alexander R. Todd (1907), George Porter (1920), Archer Martin (null), Herbert C. Brown (1912), John Newlands (1837), and Thomas Graham (1805). After him are William Henry Perkin (1838), Michael Smith (1932), Smithson Tennant (1761), Ida Noddack (1896), Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921), and Edward Frankland (1825).