Top 20 Chemist celebrities in England
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Chemist celebrities [Updated November 29, 2022].
John Dalton was born
on September 6, 1766
in Eaglesfield, England.
He suffered from color blindness and researched the condition extensively and, as a result, color blindness is sometimes called "Daltonism," in his honor.
Alexander Parkes was born
on December 29, 1813
He introduced his plastic material at an international exhibition and was able to predict many uses for the new material that are in line with how we use plastic today.
Luke Howard was born
on November 28, 1772
He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1821.
Humphry Davy was born
on December 17, 1778
Beginning in 1877, The Royal Society of London awarded an annual Davy Medal to an outstanding chemist.
Frederick Soddy was born
on September 2, 1877
His essays on radioactivity was the inspiration for H. G. Wells's The World Set Free in 1914.
Francis William Aston was born
on September 1, 1877
The lunar crater Aston was named in his honour.
Michael Faraday was born
on September 22, 1791
John Pople was born
on October 31, 1925
He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in 2003.
Harry Kroto was born
on October 7, 1939
He was the President of the Royal Society of Chemistry from 2002 to 2004.
Herbert C. Brown was born
on May 22, 1912
He was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1969.
Adam Hart Davis was born
on July 4, 1943
Between 2001 and 2002 he hosted the BBC series Science Shack, in which he and his colleagues tested science questions by performing experiments.