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date: 22 October 2019

Ball, Sir Robert Stawelllocked

(1840–1913)
  • P. A. Wayman

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Ball, Sir Robert Stawell (1840–1913), astronomer, was born on 1 July 1840 at 3 Granby Row, Dublin, the second of the seven children of Robert Ball (1802–1857), a civil servant who was honorary secretary of the Dublin Royal Zoological Society, and his wife, ...

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