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Digby, Sir Kenelm (1603–1665), natural philosopher and courtier

Michael Foster.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Social and Cultural History. 6816 words.

Digby, Sir Kenelm (1603–1665), natural philosopher and courtier, was born on 11 July 1603 at Gayhurst, Buckinghamshire, the elder son of Sir Everard Digby (c. 1578–1606), later executed for...

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Thompson, Sir Benjamin, Count Rumford in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1753–1814), natural philosopher and philanthropist

David Knight.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy. 3004 words.

Thompson, Sir Benjamin, Count Rumford in the nobility of the Holy Roman empire (1753–1814), natural philosopher and philanthropist, was born on 26 March 1753 at North Woburn, Massachusetts,...

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