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List of notable or famous scientists from England, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in England and even some popular scientists who immigrated to England. If you're trying to find out the names of famous English scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from England is included when available.

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A. D. Gardner

Arthur Duncan Gardner, FRCP, FRCS was a member of the team of Oxford University scientists who developed penicillin and was Regius Professor of Medicine at Oxford from 1948 to 1954. ...more

Age: Died at 93 (1884-1977)


A. Follett Osler

Abraham Follett Osler, known as A. Follett Osler, was a pioneer in the measurement of meteorological and chronological data in Birmingham, England. ...more

Age: Died at 95 (1808-1903)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Abraham Manie Adelstein is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Scientists from England
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Abraham Manie "Abe" Adelstein was a South African born doctor who became the United Kingdom's Chief Medical Statistician. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1916-1992)

Birthplace: South Africa

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Ada Lovelace is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Scientists from England
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Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace, born Augusta Ada Byron and now commonly known as Ada Lovelace, was an English mathematician and writer chiefly known for her work on Charles Babbage's early mechanical general-purpose computer, the Analytical Engine. Her notes on the engine include what is recognised as the first algorithm intended to be carried out by a machine. Because of this, she is regarded as the first computer programmer. Lovelace was born 10 December 1815 as the only child of the poet Lord Byron and his wife Anne Isabella Byron. All Byron's other children were born out of wedlock to other women. Byron separated from his wife a month after Ada was born and left England forever ...more

Age: Died at 37 (1815-1852)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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