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Cochrane, Archibald, ninth earl of Dundonald (1748-1831), chemical manufacturer

Alec Campbell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Cochrane, Archibald, ninth earl of Dundonald (1748-1831), chemical manufacturer, was born on 1 January 1748, the son of Thomas Cochrane , eighth earl of Dundonald (1691-1778), and Jean Stuart (1722/3-1808). His mother was keenly interested in technical matters. After brief service in both army and navy, he turned to scientific ...

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