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Maxwell, James Clerklocked

  • P. M. Harman


Maxwell, James Clerk (1831–1879), physicist, was born on 13 June 1831 at 14 India Street, Edinburgh, the second of the two children (a daughter died in infancy) of John Clerk Maxwell (1790–1856), landowner, and his wife, Frances (1792–1839), daughter of Robert Hodshon Cay...

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