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Sir Norman Lockyer

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Sir Norman Lockyer

Person  Male  Born 17/5/1836  Died 16/8/1920

Categories: Science

Astronomer and journal editor, born at Rugby. Discovered and named the element helium. He created the scientific journal 'Nature' in 1869. Created 1894 and knighted in 1897. Died at his home by the Hill Observatory in Salcombe Regis, Devon.

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