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Strutt, Robert John, fourth Baron Rayleighlocked

  • A. C. Egerton
  • , revised by Isobel Falconer


Strutt, Robert John, fourth Baron Rayleigh (1875–1947), experimental physicist, was born on 28 August 1875 at the family home, Terling Place, Essex, the eldest of the four sons of the renowned physicist John William Strutt, third Baron Rayleigh (1842–1919), and his wife, Evelyn Georgiana Mary (...

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