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date: 21 February 2020

Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronetlocked

(1827–1902)
  • Robert Steele
  • , revised by K. D. Watson

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Abel, Sir Frederick Augustus, first baronet (1827–1902), chemist and explosives expert, was born on 17 July 1827 at Woolwich, the eldest son of Johann Leopold Abel (1795–1871), a music master in Kennington, and his wife, Louisa (d. 1864), daughter of Martin Hopkins...

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