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Robison, Johnlocked

(1739–1805)
  • Paul Wood

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Robison, John (1739–1805), natural philosopher and inventor, was born on 4 February 1739 in Glasgow, the son of John Robison, a retired Glasgow merchant and his wife, Jean Lawson. The young Robison began his formal education at the Glasgow grammar school, and then studied at the ...

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