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" GURNEY, Hudson (1775-1864), of Keswick, Norf. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986 Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the lande...

8/4/2010 Yesterday

Internet pioneer, widely regarded as a "Father of the Internet". Vinton Gray Cerf ForMemRS, (born June 23, 1943) is an American Internet pioneer, who is recognized as one of "the fathers of the Inter...

3/6/2014 2/20/2017

Sir John Theodore Houghton CBE FRS FLSW (born 30 December 1931) is a Welsh scientist who was the co-chair of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) scientific ...

2/17/2017 2/17/2017

Sir John Hartley Lawton , FRS (born 24 September 1943) is a British ecologist, RSPB Vice President, President (former Chair) of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, President of The Institution of Environment...

2/17/2017 2/17/2017

Gurdev Singh Khush (born August 22, 1935) is an agronomist and geneticist who, along with mentor Henry Beachell, received the 1996 World Food Prize for his achievements in enlarging and improving the g...

3/8/2016 2/14/2017
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Thomas Brattle, F.R.S. MP (1658 - 1713)

Thomas Brattle (1657–1713) was a well-educated and prosperous Boston merchant who served as treasurer of Harvard College, and was a member of the intellectually elite Royal Society. Thomas...

2/3/2013 2/12/2017

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Lord Rees of Ludlow Jodrell Bank in 2007 Born 23 June 1942 (1942-06-23) (age 69) York, UK Fields Astronomy and Astrophysics Institutions Trinity College...

9/24/2011 2/10/2017

Sir Peter Mansfield FRS (born 9 October 1933), is an English physicist who was awarded the 2003 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, shared with Paul Lauterbur, for discoveries concerning Magnetic Re...

4/14/2016 2/10/2017

Jacques-Louis Lions (1928 - 2001)

Jacques-Louis Lions (3 May 1928 – 17 May 2001) was a French mathematician who made contributions to the theory of partial differential equations and to stochastic control, among other areas. He ...

2/10/2017 2/10/2017

Richard Owen (1804 - 1892)

Sir Richard Owen KCB FRS was an English biologist, comparative anatomist and paleontologist. Despite being a controversial figure, Owen is generally considered to have been an outstanding naturalist wi...

2/4/2017 2/4/2017

12/24/2008 1/21/2017

Wikipedia contributors. " Thomas Tyrwhitt Jones ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " JONES, Thomas (1765-1811), of Stanley Hall, Salop. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820,...

3/26/2014 1/18/2017

Charles Macintosh FRS (29 December 1766 – 25 July 1843) was a Scottish chemist and inventor of waterproof fabrics. The Mackintosh raincoat (the variant spelling is now standard) is named for h...

3/18/2015 12/29/2016

Co discoverer of DNA, Nobel prize winner 1962 James Dewey Watson (born April 6, 1928) is an American molecular biologist and zoologist, best known as one of the co-discoverers of the structure of DNA...

2/9/2009 12/9/2016

Richard Kirwan (1733 - 1812)

Wikipedia contributors. " Richard Kirwan ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London ...

6/30/2015 12/4/2016

Sir Henry Bessemer (1813 - 1898)

Sir Henry Bessemer (19 January 1813 – 15 March 1898) was an English inventor, whose steel-making process would become the most important technique for making steel in the nineteenth century. H...

5/16/2016 11/30/2016

Antoni van Leeuwenhoek MP (1632 - 1723)

Seeing the Invisible: van Leeuwenhoek's first glimpses of the microbial world : YOUTUBE : 6:38 min. videotje Lens Making in the 1600s YOUTUBE videotje Pages about the life and accomplishments of An...

5/24/2014 11/30/2016

Sir Frederick Grant Banting KBE MC FRS FRSC (November 14, 1891 – February 21, 1941) was a Canadian medical scientist, physician, painter, and Nobel laureate noted as the co-discoverer of insulin...

6/19/2011 11/30/2016

Sir Evan Nepean, 1st Baronet (9 July 1752 – 2 October 1822) was a British politician and colonial administrator. He was the first of the Nepean Baronets. Wikipedia: Evan Nepean ---------...

12/11/2009 11/29/2016

Sir John Hawkshaw (1811 - 1891)

Sir John Hawkshaw FRS FRSE MICE (9 April 1811 – 2 June 1891), was an English civil engineer. He served as President of the Institute of Civil Engineers 1862-63. His most noteworthy work is the S...

4/23/2011 11/26/2016

Hugh Culling Eardley Childers (25 June 1827 – 29 January 1896) was a British and Australian Liberal statesman of the nineteenth century. He is perhaps best known for his reform efforts at the ...

1/4/2014 11/25/2016

Admiral Sir Francis Leopold McClintock was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.). Wikipedia contributors. " Francis Leopold McClintock ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " ...

12/13/2009 11/25/2016

7/7/2012 11/23/2016

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis MP (1887 - 1979)

Sir Barnes Neville Wallis, CBE, FRS, RDI, FRAeS (26 September 1887 – 30 October 1979), was an English scientist, engineer and inventor. He is best known for inventing the bouncing bomb used by...

11/8/2011 11/22/2016

Sir Timothy John "Tim" Berners-Lee, OM, KBE, FRS, FREng, FRSA (born 8 June 1955),[1] also known as "TimBL," is a British computer scientist, best known as the inventor of the World Wide Web. He made a ...

5/1/2013 11/22/2016

John Tyndall, FRS MP (1820 - 1893)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... John Tyndal l FRS (2 August 1820 – 4 December 1893) was a prominent 19th century physicist. His initial scientific fame arose in the 1850s from his study o...

2/14/2009 11/22/2016

John Hall Gladstone (1827 - 1902)

8/29/2014 11/21/2016

Sir Richard Jenkins (1785 - 1853)

Wikipedia contributors. " Richard Jenkins (MP) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . L...

10/20/2016 10/20/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Richard Jebb, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Richard (Sir) Jebb ", Munks Roll, Royal College of Physicians of London Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealo...

10/20/2016 10/20/2016

Sir Anthony James Leggett KBE FRS Sir Anthony James Leggett, KBE, FRS (born 26 March 1938), also Tony Leggett, has been a Professor of Physics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign since ...

12/28/2014 10/18/2016

Peter Higgs, Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 MP

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Peter Ware Higgs CH FRS FRSE (born 29 May 1929) is a British theoretical physicist, emeritus professor at the University of Edinburgh, and Nobel Prize laureate for his work on the mass of subatomic par...

3/25/2016 10/18/2016

Richard Edward Taylor, CC FRS FRSC (born November 2, 1929 in Medicine Hat, Alberta) is a Nobel Prize–winning professor emeritus at Stanford University. In 1990, he shared the Nobel Prize in Phys...

3/28/2016 10/18/2016

Sir Konstantin Sergeevich Novoselov FRS FRSC FInstP (born 23 August 1974) is a Russian-British physicist, and Langworthy Professor in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester...

4/7/2016 10/18/2016

William Henry Hyett (1795 - 1877)

Wikipedia contributors. " William Henry Hyett ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . Lo...

10/10/2016 10/10/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir John Smith, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Emp...

10/9/2016 10/9/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Richard Bickerton, 2nd Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

10/7/2016 10/7/2016

Arthur Bruce McDonald , CC OOnt FRS FRSC (born August 29, 1943) is a Canadian astrophysicist. McDonald is the director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Institute and holds the Gordon and Patricia Gr...

10/4/2016 10/4/2016

David James Thouless, FRS (born 21 September 1934) is a British and American condensed-matter physicist, Wolf Prize winner (1990) and winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for physics along with F. Duncan M. ...

3/21/2016 10/4/2016

J. Michael Kosterlitz FRS is a British and American Nobel Prize-winner and native of Aberdeen in Scotland. He was born to German Jewish émigrés, the son of the pioneering biochemist Hans ...

6/17/2015 10/4/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Charles Hudson, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British...

1/20/2015 9/5/2016

Charles Babbage MP (1791 - 1871)

Charles Babbage KH FRS (/ˈbæbɪdʒ/; 26 December 1791 – 18 October 1871) was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Ba...

1/25/2009 9/1/2016

Solly Zuckerman, Baron Zuckerman, OM, KCB, FRS[1] (30 May 1904 – 1 April 1993) was a British public servant, zoologist and operational research pioneer. He is best remembered as a scientific adv...

1/15/2010 8/20/2016

Sir Godfrey Webster, 4th Baronet (25 December 1747 – 3 June 1800) was an English politician. He used the additional surname Vassall in the period 1795 to 1797. Life He was the son of Sir G...

10/16/2010 8/11/2016

John Zachary Young, FRS (1907 - 1997)

Wikipedia article: John Zachary Young FRS[1] (18 March 1907 – 4 July 1997), generally known as "JZ" or "JZY", was an English zoologist and neurophysiologist, described as "one of the most infl...

7/30/2016 7/30/2016

John Scandrett Harford (1786 - 1866)

Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London : Harrison 1879. Vol I. page 740

7/24/2016 7/24/2016

Major, 87th Regiment of Foot 1779 and Lt Col 1780; a Lord of the Bedchamber (Tory) 1777-1812; Lord Lieutenant of Rutland 1779-1826; Member of the Board of Agriculture 1793; Privy Councillor 1...

8/30/2009 7/23/2016

Sir Peter Bernhard Hirsch was born Jan. 16, 1925, to Ismar and Regina Hirsch. Educated at Sloane School, Chelsea, he took his B.A. in 1946 from St Catharine's College, Cambridge, and became a research ...

3/13/2016 7/14/2016

7/12/2008 7/10/2016

Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947)

7/10/2016 7/10/2016

Sir Aaron Klug, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1982 MP

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UK

Aaron Klug . Born: 11 August 1926, Zelvas, Lithuania. South African educated British chemist & biophysicist. Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1982, "for his development of crystallographic electron microscopy...

4/14/2009 7/9/2016

1/27/2007 7/8/2016

Sir Henry Hallett Dale , OM, GBE, PRS (9 June 1875 – 23 July 1968) was an English pharmacologist and physiologist. For his study of acetylcholine as agent in the chemical transmission of nerve i...

9/11/2011 7/7/2016

John Beresford Leathes (1864 - 1956)

2/27/2014 7/6/2016

Lionel Sharples Penrose (1898 - 1972)

Professor Lionel Penrose read mathematics at University but then Qualified in medicine at St Thomas Hospital. He is especially remembered for his work on mental deficiency and human genetics which he c...

2/13/2014 7/6/2016

Sir Roger Penrose OM FRS (born 8 August 1931) is an English mathematical physicist, mathematician and philosopher of science. He is the Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical ...

2/27/2014 7/6/2016

Hugo de Vries, prof. MP (1848 - 1935)

Member the Royal Society of London for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge Zie ook GENI-project: the ROYAL SOCIETY LId Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen GENI-project in ...

1/26/2012 7/2/2016

Sir Edward Knatchbull, 9th Baronet PC, FRS (20 December 1781 – 24 May 1849) was a British Tory politician. He held office under Sir Robert Peel as Paymaster of the Forces between 1834 and 1835...

12/16/2008 6/17/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir John Taylor, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Complete baronetage ; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1906; Vol. V; page 203

6/9/2016 6/9/2016

Joseph Sabine (1770 - 1837)

Wikipedia contributors. " Joseph Sabine ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Edward Sabine ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

" Sir Henry Sumner Maine ", Westminster Abbey Wikipedia contributors. " Henry James Sumner Maine ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

11/27/2012 6/2/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " William Frederick Chambers ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

5/9/2016 5/9/2016

2013 Nobel Prize for Chemistry Michael Levitt, FRS (born 9 May 1947) is an American-British-Israeli biophysicist and a professor of structural biology at Stanford University, a position he has held s...

8/1/2008 5/6/2016

Elizabeth Helen Blackburn, AC, FRS, FAA, FRSN (born 26 November 1948) is an Australian-American Nobel laureate who is currently the President of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. Previously sh...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Sir Martin John Evans FRS FMedSci (b. 1 January 1941, Stroud, Gloucestershire) is a Welsh biologist who, with Matthew Kaufman, was the first to culture mice embryonic stem cells and cultivate them in a...

4/16/2016 4/16/2016

Barry James Marshall, AC, FRACP, FRS, FAA, DSc (born 30 September 1951) is an Australian physician, Nobel Prize laureate in Physiology or Medicine (the only laureate born in Western Australia), and Pro...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Linda Brown Buck is an American biologist best known for her work on the olfactory system. She was awarded the 2004 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine , along with Richard Axel, for their work on ol...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Richard Axel (born July 2, 1946) is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His ...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

Michael Fisher MP

Maryland, United States

Michael Ellis Fisher (born 3 September 1931) is an English physicist, as well as chemist and mathematician, known for his many seminal contributions to statistical physics, including but not restricted...

3/12/2016 3/12/2016

Freeman John Dyson FRS (born 15 December 1923) is an English-born American theoretical physicist and mathematician, known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuc...

12/21/2009 3/12/2016

Francis Harry Compton Crick , OM, FRS (8 June 1916 – 28 July 2004) was an English molecular biologist, biophysicist, and neuroscientist, most noted for being a co-discoverer of the structure of ...

11/5/2014 2/28/2016

Charles Kuen Kao , GBM, KBE, FRS, FREng is a Chinese-born Hong Kong, American and British electrical engineer and physicist who pioneered in the development and use of fiber optics in telecommunication...

2/9/2015 2/16/2016

Sir Ralph H. Fowler (1889 - 1944)

Awarded OBE for Anti Aircraft research during World War II Sir Ralph Howard Fowler OBE FRS (17 January 1889 – 28 July 1944) was a British physicist and astronomer. Contents Fowler was initia...

1/23/2007 2/16/2016

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Sir Joseph John "J. J." Thomson , OM, FRS (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940) was a British physicist and Nobel laureate. He is credited for the discovery of th...

11/3/2008 2/15/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " William Erle ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London : ...

8/20/2010 2/11/2016

John Evelyn MP (1620 - 1706)

From Wikipedia John Evelyn (31 October 1620 – 27 February 1706) was an English writer, gardener and diarist. Evelyn's diaries or Memoirs are largely contemporaneous with those of the oth...

12/30/2008 2/3/2016

William Whewell (1794 - 1866)

Wikipedia contributors. " William Whewell ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. William Whewell FRS FGS (/ˈhjuːəl/ hew-əl; 24 May 1794 – 6 March 1866) was an Engli...

1/24/2016 1/24/2016

Sir George James Turner (1798 - 1867)

Wikipedia contributors. " George James Turner ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

1/23/2016 1/23/2016

Josia du Pré MP (1721 - 1780)

Josia Du Pré, of Wilton Park, co. Buckingham, Governor of Madras. Wikipedia contributors. " Josias Du Pre ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heral...

12/21/2010 1/21/2016

Edward John Burrow (1785 - 1861)

Wikipedia contributors. " Edward John Burrow ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

1/21/2016 1/21/2016

Henry Ussher (1741 - 1790)

Wikipedia contributors. " Henry Ussher (astronomer) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed...

1/20/2016 1/20/2016

Thomas Lee Dummer (1712 - 1765)

Wikipedia contributors. " Thomas Lee Dummer ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " DUMMER, Thomas Lee (?1712-65), of Cranbury, Hants. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed....

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

Thomas Dummer (1739 - 1781)

Wikipedia contributors. " Thomas Dummer ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

1/18/2016 1/18/2016

Family and Education b. ?1714, 1st s. of Matthew Fetherstonhaugh, merchant, hostman and twice mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, by Sarah, da. and h. of Robert Browne. m. 24 Dec. 1746, Sarah, da. of Chris...

1/15/2016 1/15/2016

James Bryant Conant (1893 - 1978)

James Bryant Conant (March 26, 1893 – February 11, 1978) was a chemist, educational administrator, and government official. As the President of Harvard University he reformed it as a research ...

2/11/2009 1/12/2016

Jeremiah Dixon (1726 - 1782)

Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . London : Harrison 1879. Vol I. page 462

1/7/2016 1/7/2016

Sir Joshua Reynolds MP (1723 - 1792)

Sir Joshua Reynolds was born on 16 July 1723 at Plymouth Earls, Devon, England. He died on 23 February 1792 at age 68 at London, England. He was buried at St. Paul's Cathedral, The City, London, Englan...

12/1/2010 1/7/2016

Edmund Dickinson (1624 - 1707)

"Edmund Dickenson"

Wikipedia contributors. " Edmund Dickinson ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " Edmund Dickinson ", The Munk's Roll, Royal College of Physicians of London Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and ...

1/7/2016 1/7/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Martin Archer Shee ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Empire . Lon...

1/6/2016 1/6/2016

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir George Shee, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British Em...

1/6/2016 1/6/2016

James Yates, VDM (1789 - 1871)

Wikipedia contributors. " James Yates (minister) ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

3/6/2014 12/22/2015

Biographical Summary Hay of Rannes, Sir Andrew Leith . 17/02/1785-13/10/1862. Ref: 724. Male. Titles and British Honours: General, KH(1834). Place of Birth: Aberdeen. Place of Death: Leith Ha...

5/22/2011 12/22/2015

George William Featherstonhaugh FRS /ˈfænˌʃɔː/ (London, 9 April 1780 – Le Havre, 28 September 1866) was a British-American geologist and geographer. H...

10/29/2009 12/15/2015

Alexander Crombie (1762 - 1840)

Wikipedia contributors. " Alexander Crombie ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry of Great Britain & Ireland 6th ed . Lond...

7/28/2009 12/14/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir Edward East, 1st Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. " EAST, Sir Edward Hyde (1764-1847), of 12 Stratford Place, Mdx. ", The History of Parliament: the House of...

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

John Ashley Warre, MP (1787 - 1860)

" WARRE, John Ashley (1787-1860), of Cheddon Fitzpayne, Som. ", The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986

5/19/2009 12/5/2015

Wikipedia contributors. " Sir William Congreve, 2nd Baronet ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Burke, Bernard, Sir. A genealogical and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the Briti...

12/2/2015 12/2/2015

Francis Rawdon Chesney (1789 - 1872)

Wikipedia contributors. " Francis Rawdon Chesney ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia.

11/29/2015 11/29/2015