Sir Edward Thorpe
Born on 8th of December 1845
Died on 23rd of February 1925
Born 1845. Died 1925 - English chemist, physicist and historian of science.
Studied at Owens College, Manchester, University of Heidelberg and at Bonn. Became Government Chemist in 1894. Discovered new compounds of chromium, sulphur and phosphorus. Made magnetic survey of British Isles. Wrote on history of science including biography of Joseph Priestley. Elected FRS in 1876, knighted in 1909.
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