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Robert Ludwig Mond

Birthplace: Farnworth, Lancashire, England
Death: Died in Paris, France
Place of Burial: Brittany, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Ludwig Mond and Frida Mond
Husband of Helen Edith Mond and Marie-Louise Guggenheim
Father of Frieda Helen Mond and Irene Henrietta Mond
Brother of Alfred Mond, 1st Baron Melchett

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About Sir Robert Mond

Biographical Summary

Mond, Sir Robert Ludwig. 09/09/1867-22/10/1938. Ref: 1871. Male.

  • Titles and British Honours: Knight(1932).
  • Place of Birth: Farnworth, Near Widnes, Lancashire.
  • Place of Death: Paris, France.
  • Place of interment: Ashes at Belle Isle en Terre,Brittany, France.
  • Profession: Industrial Chemist, Archaeologist.
  • Appointments Held: Director 1897, Brunner, Mond & Co, Director later Chairman, Mond Nickel Co.
  • Schools and Tutors: Cheltenham College, Gloucestershire.
  • Undergraduate Studies: BA (Cantab.), Zurich, Edinburgh & Glasgow Universities.
  • Postgraduate Studies: LL.D(Hon Liverpool, Toronto).
  • Marital Status: Married 1st (1898) Helen Edith Levis d.1905, 2nd (1922) Marie Louise Le Manach (Mrs Simon Guggenheim).
  • Mother: Frida Loewenthal.
  • Father: Ludwig Mond, FRS 1839-1909.
  • References: DNB 1931-1940,1949, 622-3; Obituary Notices of Fellows of The Royal Society,2, 627-32 signed J.F.Thorpe (Portrait); Proc Roy Soc Edinb, 59, 1938-39, 273-5; Who Was Who 3.
  • Memberships: FRS(1938), FSA, Faraday Society(President 1930-2), Societe de Chimie Industrielle.
  • Date of Election: 02/06/1890.
  • Proposers: Alexander Crum Brown, Sir W Thomson (Lord Kelvin), Sir G Sims Woodhead, A Peebles Aitken (Billet 5/5, 19/5/1890).
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. II. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 660

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Sir Robert Mond's Timeline

September 9, 1867
Farnworth, Lancashire, England
August 26, 1899
Age 31
March 24, 1901
Age 33
October 22, 1938
Age 71
Paris, France
Brittany, France