New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


William Prout

1785 - 1850

Photo of William Prout

Icon of person William Prout

William Prout FRS (; 15 January 1785 – 9 April 1850) was an English chemist, physician, and natural theologian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of William Prout has received more than 101,537 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). William Prout is the 314th most popular chemist (down from 302nd in 2019), the 1,519th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,363rd in 2019) and the 45th most popular British Chemist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 100k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.47

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 28

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.44

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.55

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of William Prouts by language


Among chemists, William Prout ranks 314 out of 509Before him are Viktor Meyer, Charles Macintosh, Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, Richard R. Schrock, Victor Goldschmidt, and Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac. After him are Frances Arnold, François-Marie Raoult, Karl Friedrich Mohr, Franz-Joseph Müller von Reichenstein, Sendivogius, and Clemens Winkler.

Most Popular Chemists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1785, William Prout ranks 22Before him are Hans Karl von Diebitsch, Diponegoro, Princess Maria Anna of Hesse-Homburg, Lady Caroline Lamb, Prince Paul of Württemberg, and Friedrich Wieck. After him are Adam Wilhelm Moltke, Isabella Colbran, Charles Xavier Thomas, Archduke Karl of Austria-Este, José Miguel Carrera, and Edward Bransfield. Among people deceased in 1850, William Prout ranks 26Before him are Józef Bem, Archduke Ferdinand Karl Joseph of Austria-Este, Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge, William Sturgeon, Adam Oehlenschläger, and Johann Gottfried Schadow. After him are Wilhelm Beer, Gustav Schwab, John C. Calhoun, Henri Marie Ducrotay de Blainville, Margaret Fuller, and Lorenzo Bartolini.

Others Born in 1785

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1850

Go to all Rankings

In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, William Prout ranks 1,519 out of 7,765Before him are Billy Connolly (1942), Constantine II of Scotland (801), Jasper Tudor (1431), Alison Steadman (1946), Roger Hodgson (1950), and Joan Hickson (1906). After him are Henry Campbell-Bannerman (1836), David Hemmings (1941), E. P. Thompson (1924), James Faulkner (1948), Robert Stephenson (1803), and Jim Carter (1948).

Among CHEMISTS In United Kingdom

Among chemists born in United Kingdom, William Prout ranks 45Before him are Richard J. Roberts (1943), Martin Lowry (1874), Edward Frankland (1825), M. Stanley Whittingham (1941), Smithson Tennant (1761), and Charles Macintosh (1766). After him are Charles Hatchett (1765), Tim Hunt (1943), Thomas Andrews (1813), Alexander William Williamson (1824), John William Draper (1811), and Peter Atkins (1940).