John Herschel

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Sir John Herschel, 1867 photograph by Julia Margaret Cameron.

Sir John Frederick William Herschel, 1st Baronet (7 March 1792 – 11 May 1871)[1] was an English mathematician, astronomer, chemist, and experimental photographer/inventor.[1] He was the son of astronomer Sir William Herschel and the father of 12 children.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Herschel | Sir | John Frederick William | 1792-1871 | astronomer (biography), NAHSTE project, University of Edinburgh, NAHSTE-JHerschel.

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