in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1103 words.
Gompertz, Lewis (1783/4–1861), animal rights campaigner and inventor, was the youngest of the fifteen children of Solomon Barent Gompertz (1729–1807/8), merchant, of Walthamstow and...