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John Harrison

Person  Male  Born 24/3/1693  Died 24/3/1776

Categories: Science

Inventor of the marine chronometer.
Born Yorkshire. Died London. Buried at St John's Church, Hampstead, strangely, since he died in Red Lion Square and had no connections with Hampstead.

The picture source website tells the story of the longitude prize and the marine chronometer and has pictures of the various versions.

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John Harrison

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John Harrison

London county Council John Harrison, 1693 - 1776, inventor of the marine chr...

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