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date: 24 September 2020

Kroto, Sir Harold Walter [Harry]locked

(1939–2016)
  • Anthony K. Cheetham

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Kroto, Sir Harold Walter [Harry] (1939–2016), chemist, was born Harold Walter Krotoschiner on 7 October 1939 in Wisbech Nursing Home, 33 Lynn Road, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, the son of Heinz Fritz Krotoschiner, later Kroto (1900–1977), novelty balloon manufacturer, and his wife, ...

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