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Strachey, Sir Richard

R. H. Vetch

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/36341

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Strachey, Sir Richard (1817–1908), scientist and administrator in India, was born on 24 July 1817 at Sutton Court, Pensford, Somerset, the seat of his uncle, Sir Henry Strachey, second baronet (1772–1858). He was the third of six sons born to Edward Strachey and his wife, ...

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Subjects: US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; Science and Mathematics

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