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George Symons
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Born in Pimlico, London
Born on 18th of March 1838
Died on 18th of November 1900

Born 1838. Died 1900 - English climatologist.

Established British Rainfall Organisation, a network of volunteers observing the weather. Founded Symons’ Monthly Meteorological Magazine. Interested in instruments inventing the brontometer. Compiled a catalogue of over 60,000 meterological books. Elected FRS in 1878. Royal Meteorological Society established memorial fund on his death.

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