Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland
|Birthplace:||Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa|
|Death:||Died in Winchester, Hampshire, UK|
Husband of Isabella Marian Schonland
|Occupation:||First President of CSIR, SA / Scientific advisor to Field-Marshal Montgomery|
|Managed by:||Johann Ahlers|
About Basil Ferdinand Jamieson Schonland
Noted for his research on lightning, his involvement in the development of radar during World War II and for being the first president of the South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.