Person    | Male  Born 13/6/1831  Died 5/11/1879

James Maxwell

Categories: Science

Countries: Scotland

Developed the electromagnetic theory, unifying previous unrelated results. Born Edinburgh. Professor of Natural Philosophy at King's College London, 1860 - 65. Died Cambridge. Buried near Castle Douglas in Scotland, near where he had spent much of his life.

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James Maxwell

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James Maxwell - W8

James Clerk Maxwell (1831 - 1879) physicist, lived here. LCC

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James Maxwell - WC2

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