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Banneker, Benjamin

Silvio A. Bedini.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1821 words.

Banneker, Benjamin (09 November 1731–19 October 1806), farmer and astronomer, was born near the Patapsco River in Baltimore County in what became the community of Oella, Maryland, the son...

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Banneker, Benjamin (1731–1806), astronomer and farmer in America

Silvio A. Bedini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1151 words.

Banneker, Benjamin (1731–1806), astronomer and farmer in America, was born on 9 November 1731 in Baltimore county, Maryland, in what later became the community of Oella, the first of four...

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Cooper, Edward Joshua (1798–1863), landowner and astronomer

A. M. Clerke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1474 words.

Cooper, Edward Joshua (1798–1863), landowner and astronomer, was born in May 1798 at St Stephen's Green, Dublin, the eldest of the three sons of Edward Synge Cooper (d. 1830), a landowner,...

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Guthrie, Frederick (1833–1886), chemist and physicist

Graeme J. N. Gooday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 1700 words.

Guthrie, Frederick (1833–1886), chemist and physicist, was born on 15 October 1833 in Bayswater, London, youngest of the six children of Alexander Guthrie, a tailor. Francis Guthrie, who...

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Wrottesley, John, second Baron Wrottesley (1798–1867), landowner and astronomer

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 1015 words.

Wrottesley, John, second Baron Wrottesley (1798–1867), landowner and astronomer, was born at Wrottesley Hall, Tettenhall, Staffordshire, on 5 August 1798.

His father, John...

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