Reference Entry

Dalton, John (1766-1844), chemist and natural philosopher

Frank Greenaway

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Early life and education | Arrival in Manchester | Early publications | Atoms and atomic weights | Character | Further lecturing, later papers, and the Lit. and Phil. | Travels and honours | Pension and final years

Reference Entry.  6256 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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