Person    | Male  Born 26/6/1824  Died 17/12/1907

Lord Kelvin

Categories: Science

Countries: Ireland, Scotland

Mathematical physicist and engineer. Born Belfast. His family moved to Glasgow when he was aged 11. Worked in thermodynamics and on the transatlantic cable. 1st Baron Kelvin. Died Largs Ayrshire.

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Lord Kelvin

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Lord Kelvin - SW1

Lord Kelvin, 1824 - 1907, physicist and inventor, lived here. English Heritage 

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Michael Faraday - N7 - M.F.

This extremely unusual memorial is a brass plate, only 4 or 5 inches across, ...

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Michael Faraday - N7 - plaque

This plaque was first erected in the Sandemanian Chapel, at the same time, 19...

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Shoreditch Electricity Station

Inaugurated by Lord Kelvin.

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International Desalination Association

International Desalination Association

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Group, Community / Clubs, Industry, Science

1 memorial
Sir Francis Ronalds

Sir Francis Ronalds

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Person, Science

2 memorials
Sir John Lubbock

Sir John Lubbock

Banker, politician and scientific writer. Born at 29 Eaton Place. He went into his father's banking business at the age of 14 and became a partner in 1856. Entered parliament in 1870, and succeeded...

Person, Commerce, Politics & Administration, Science

1 memorial
Sir Humphry Davy

Sir Humphry Davy

Chemist. Born Penzance. Wrote "Researches, Chemical and Philosophical". Discovered potassium, sodium, barium, strontium, etc. Invented the safety lamp for coal miners.

Person, Science

1 memorial
scientific life assurance

scientific life assurance

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Concept, Commerce, Science

1 memorial