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Fredrick Guthrie

Frederick Guthrie
Born: 15 October 1833 London
Died: 21 October 1886 London
Founder and First President of the Physical Society of London 1884 - 1886
Professor of Physics at the Royal College of Science, South Kensington
He was interested in improving the education of school teachers of physics. He believed sciece should be based on experiment rather than theory and wrote several text books.

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