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Sir Rex Richards
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Born in Colyton, Devon
Born on 28th of October 1922

Born 1922 - English chemist and administrator.

Studied chemistry at Oxford. Carried out pioneering studies in nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. Elected FRS in 1959. Knighted in 1977.

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