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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet (1827-1902), chemist and explosives expert

Robert Steele and Katherine D. Watson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30319

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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet (1827-1902), chemist and explosives expert, was born on 17 July 1827 at Woolwich, the eldest son of Johann Leopold Abel (1795-1871), a music master in Kennington, and his wife, Louisa (d. 1864), daughter of Martin Hopkins of Walworth. His paternal grandfather, August Christian Andreas ...

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