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Sir Edward Sabine (1788–1883) by Stephen Pearce, 1850 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Sabine, Sir Edward (1788–1883), army officer and physicist, was born in Great Britain Street, Dublin, on 14 October 1788, the last of the five sons (and nine children) of Joseph Sabine and his wife, Sarah Hunt, who died within a month of his birth. She was the daughter of ...