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Wollaston, William Hyde (1766-1828), chemist, physicist, and physiologist

Trevor Illtyd Williams

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/29842
Wollaston, William Hyde (1766-1828), chemist, physicist, and physiologist

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Wollaston, William Hyde (1766-1828), chemist, physicist, and physiologist, was born on 6 August 1766 at East Dereham vicarage, Norfolk, the third child of the seven sons and ten daughters of Francis Wollaston (1731-1815), vicar at East Dereham, and his wife, Althea (1739-1798), fifth daughter of John Hyde, of London. He ...

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