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List of notable or famous chemists from England, with bios and photos, including the top chemists born in England and even some popular chemists who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English chemists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These chemists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known chemist from England is included when available.

List ranges from John Dalton to Edward Frankland, plus much more.

This historic chemists from England list can help answer the questions "Who are some English chemists of note?" and "Who are the most famous chemists from England?" These prominent chemists of England may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected English chemists.

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Arthur Aikin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chemists from England
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Arthur Aikin


Arthur Aikin, FLS, FGS was an English chemist, mineralogist and scientific writer. ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1773-1854)

Birthplace: Warrington, United Kingdom

Profession: Chemist


Sir Arthur Harden FRS was a British biochemist. He shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1929 with Hans Karl August Simon von Euler-Chelpin for their investigations into the fermentation of sugar and fermentative enzymes. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1865-1940)

Birthplace: Manchester, United Kingdom

Profession: Chemist

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The Reverend Canon Arthur Robert Peacocke MBE was a British theologian and biochemist. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1924-2006)

Birthplace: Watford, United Kingdom

Profession: Chemist

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Charles Blagden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Chemists from England
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Sir Charles Brian Blagden FRS was a British physician and scientist. He served as a medical officer in the Army and later held the position of Secretary of the Royal Society. Blagden won the Copley Medal in 1788 and was knighted in 1792. He died in Arcueil, France in 1820, and was buried at Père ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1748-1820)

Birthplace: Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom

Profession: Chemist, Scientist, Physician

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