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Bragg, Sir William Henrylocked

(1862–1942)
  • Talal Debs

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Bragg, Sir William Henry (1862–1942), physicist, was born at Westward, near Wigton in Cumberland, on 2 July 1862, the eldest of the three sons of Robert John Bragg (1830–1885), a merchant navy officer who became a farmer at Stoneraise Place, Westward. His mother, ...

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